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The Call
Phone (212) 564–1235
Price $60
Age Suitability All Ages
Category Performing Arts
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The Call

Saturday, May 4, 2013 7:30p
Playwrights Horizons New York, NY

Written by Tanya Barfield
Directed by Leigh Silverman

When Annie and Peter decide to adopt, they come to set their sights on a child from Africa. But when the reality of this choice sinks in, it opens a well of uncertainty that speaks to their very identity as White Americans. Politically-charged and tack-sharp, The Call is a startling portrait of cultural divide, casting global issues into the heart of an American home.

Co-produced with Primary Stages.

Kelly AuCoin
Kerry Butler
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Playwrights Horizons
416 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
(212) 279-4200
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