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In the Penal Colony

July 11 @ 7:30 pm - July 28 @ 9:00 pm


The Hodgepodge Group and producer Lucy Powis will present Miranda Haymon’s In the Penal Colonyat NYTW’s Fourth Street Theatre(79 East 4thStreet between Bowery and 2ndAvenue, New York, NY 10003), July 11-28. Performances will be on Thursday, July 11 at 7:30pm, Friday, July 12 at 7:30pm, Saturday, July 13 at 2pm, Saturday, July 13 at 7:30pm, Sunday, July 14 at 2pm, Sunday, July 14 at 7:30pm, Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30pm, Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30pm, Thursday, July 18 at 7:30pm, Friday, July 19 at 7:30pm, Saturday, July 20 at 2pm, Saturday, July 20 at 7:30pm, Sunday, July 21 at 2pm, Sunday, July 21 at 7:30pm, Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30pm, Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30pm, Thursday, July 25 at 7:30pm, Friday, July 26 at 7:30pm, Saturday, July 27 at 2pm, Saturday, July 27 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, July 28 at 2pm. Tickets ($35 General; $45 Premium)are available for advance purchase at www.nytw.orgor by calling 212-460-5475. The performance will run approximately 70 minutes, with no intermission.

Adapted from Franz Kafka’s short story of the same name, In the Penal Colonyinvestigates the performance of power, patriarchy and punishment. Three black men convene in an unnamed penal colony, asking what it means for them to exist in the media, when observed, when consumed, when punished.


July 11 @ 7:30 pm
July 28 @ 9:00 pm
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New York Theatre Workshop
79 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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