By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Teresa Leggard
October 20 – November 7, 2021
An emotional and profound story about striving for a better life when the system is rigged against you.
RUN TIME: 90 Minutes. No intermission.
BE ADVISED: This production includes strong language and video images, and the use of tobacco-free cigarettes.
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 about the school-to-prison pipeline to the forefront. Morisseau pens a 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