The Refuge Plays (Off-Broadway, Roundabout Theatre Company - Laura Pels Theatre, 2023) | Playbill

The Refuge Plays


Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company in association with New York Theatre Workshop

Late at night, deep in the woods of southern Illinois, a ghost tells Gail she will die within the next 24 hours. So begins The Refuge Plays, an epic tale that follows one Black family over 70 years. Written by Nathan Alan Davis, this bold reimagining of an American “family play” is full of humor, heart and surprises. Patricia McGregor directs.


Directed by Patricia McGregor

Cast Includes Ngozi Jane Anyanwu, Jerome Preston Bates, Jessica Frances Dukes, Jon Michael Hill, Mallori Johnson, Lizan Mitchell, Nicole Ari Parker, Daniel J. Watts, Jance Coadie Williams, JJ Wynder


Drama League
2024 Distinguished Performance Nominee
Lucille Lortel Award
2024 Outstanding Lead Performer in a Play Nominee

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