Father Comes Home From the Wars, Starring Sterling K. Brown, Starts Previews

first_img Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) The cast also includes Louis Cancelmi, Peter Jay Fernandez, Jeremie Harris, Russell G. Jones, Jenny Jules, Ken Marks, Jacob Ming-Trent, Tonye Patano and Julian Rozzell Jr. Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 7, 2014 Father Comes Home From the Wars consists of three plays performed as one. In Part 1, “A Measure of Man,” Hero (Brown), a slave who is accustomed to his master’s lies, must now decide whether to join him on the Confederate battlefield in exchange for a promise of freedom. Part 2, “The Battle in the Wilderness” follows Hero and the Colonel as they lead a captured Union solider toward the Confederate lines as the cannons approach. Finally, in Part 3, “The Union of My Confederate Parts,” the loved ones Hero left behind question whether to escape or wait for his return—only to discover that for Hero, freedom may have come at a great spiritual cost. Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) begins performances off-Broadway on October 14. Directed by Jo Bonney, the show will feature Sterling K. Brown and more and officially open on October 28. The production will run through November 16 at the Public’s Anspacher Theater. View Comments Related Showslast_img

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