A mother’s hopes for her son clash with an educational system rigged against him in PIPELINE, the riveting new play by Dominique Morisseau (Skeleton Crew).

Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they’ll never have. When a controversial incident at his upstate private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own choices as a parent. But will she be able to reach him before a world beyond her control pulls him away? 

With profound compassion and lyricism, PIPELINE brings an urgent conversation powerfully to the fore. Don’t miss this deeply moving story of a mother’s fight to give her son a future — without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. 

Run time: 90 min
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  • "Pipeline confirms Dominique Morisseau's reputation as a playwright of piercing eloquence. Directed by the gifted Lileana Blain-Cruz, this passionate play about a family struggling to outrun social prophecy is potent and intensely acted.
    — THE NEW YORK TIMES, JULY 10, 2017
  • "A riveting and powerful new drama."
    — NY1, JULY 11, 2017
  • "Pipeline showcases an American playwright in full blaze."
    — HUFFPOST, JULY 10, 2017
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