Branden Jacobs-Jenkins'


Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Ameera Conrad

The Linbury Theatre

Wednesday 1 December at 7:30pm*
Friday 3 December at 7:30pm
Saturday 4 December at 2pm
Monday 6 December at 7:30pm
Tuesday 7 December at 2pm**

* Opening night of this run was livestreamed.

** The final performance in this run was a relaxed performance. Find out more.

About the show

A dramatic comedy exploring office dynamics and the ambitious lives of twenty-something co-workers at a glossy New York Magazine.

The running time is 2 hours 7 minutes, including an interval of 15 minutes.

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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is an American playwright. He won the 2014 Obie Award for Best New American Play, for his plays Appropriate and An Octoroon. His play Gloria was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other credits include: Everybody (Signature Theatre), War (LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater), and Neighbors (The Public Theater).

A Residency Five playwright at Signature Theatre, his recent honors include the MacArthur Fellowship, the Windham-Campbell Prize for Drama, the Benjamin Danks Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation Theatre Award, the Steinberg Playwriting Award, and the Tennessee Williams Award.

Ameera Conrad (she/they) is a theatre maker and performer born in Cape Town, South Africa. They are the Associate Director for Actors’ Touring Company and LAMDA, one of the participating artsits in the Yard Theatre's Live Lab, and an Associate Artist for the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. Her directing credits include Rice (Associate, Orange Tree Theatre), Family Tree (Associate, GDIF&ATC), In These Four Walls, Totally Over You, Kate Spencer Did A Good Thing (all ArtsEd, London), Pipeline (Assistant, Arcola Theatre) The Royale (Guildhall School of Music and Drama), co-curating The Fall during its tour from 2017-2018 (Edinburgh International Festival Fringe, Royal Court Theatre, St. Ann’s Warehouse, South African State Theatre, Galway International Arts Festival, Melbourne Arts Centre, Festival Arts Bordeaux, and Studio Theatre), Towers (Guildhall School of Music and Drama), Reparation (South African National Arts Festival). She is an alumnus of the 2017 Lincoln Center Theater Director’s Lab, and a recipient of the Theatre Arts Admin Collective’s Emerging Theatre Director Bursary. She has won a Fleur du Cap Encore Award, Scotsman Fringe First Award, and The Stage Edinburgh Award. They have also won the Filipa Bragança award for best emerging solo performer at the Edinburgh Fringe (2019) and the Western Cape Department of Sports and Culture award for their contributions to theatre in South Africa (2018). 

Contains adult themes, scenes of a distressing nature and gun violence.

Creative Team

Ameera Conrad

Laura Ann Price

Lighting Designer
Avery Elliot

Sound Designer
Alyssia Jones

Fight Director
Tom Jordan

Movement Director
Anna Luiza Clasper

Vocal Coach
Katherine Heath


Miles / Shawn / Rashaad
Jordan Barton

Dean / Devin
Patrick Flannery

Ani / Sasha / Callie
Rebecca Lewis

Hari MacKinnon

Gloria / Nan
Brandie Peterson

Kendra / Jenna
Sabrina Wu

Production Team

Production Manager
Ewen Roberts

Stage Manager on the Book
Robert Brown

Technical Stage Managers
Poppy Morley
Charlotte Owadally

Chief LX
Tom Smith

Dep. Chief/Programmer
Emily Compton

Production Carpenter
Lucas Harle

Production Sound Engineer
Sam Maslin

Costume Supervisor
Georgia Rose

Live Streaming Manager
Fintan Beirne

Live Streaming Supervisor
Joe Tomlinson