In the tradition of great American plays, Daisy Foote explores the institution of the American family in Him. Two siblings struggling to keep the family store afloat must decide which is a priority: their father’s final wishes or their financial stability. It’s a choice that could tear them apart.
This searing drama will receive its world premiere at Primary Stages, directed by Evan Yionoulis (The Violet Hour on Broadway).
Primary Stages is an Off-Broadway not-for-profit theater company dedicated to inspiring, supporting, and sharing the art of playwriting. We operate on the strongly held belief that the future of American theater relies on nurturing playwrights and giving them the artistic support needed to create new work. Since our founding in 1984, we have produced more than 130 new plays, including A.R. Gurney’s Black Tie, Indian Blood, The Fourth Wall, Strictly Academic, and Buffalo Gal; Theresa Rebeck’s Poor Behavior; Kate Hamill’s Pride and Prejudice; Sharon Washington’s Feeding the Dragon;Tanya Saracho’s Fade; Michael McKeever’s Daniel’s Husband; Horton Foote’s The Roads to Home, The Day Emily Married, Harrison, TX, and Dividing the Estate (two 2009 Tony Award nominations); David Ives’ All in the Timing (original 1993 production and 2013 revival) and Lives of the Saints; Donald Margulies’ The Model Apartment (1995 premiere and 2013 revival); Billy Porter’s While I Yet Live; Deborah Zoe Laufer’s Informed Consent; Charles Busch’s The Tribute Artist and Olive and the Bitter Herbs; In Transit by James Allen-Ford, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Russ Kaplan, and Sara Wordsworth (which transferred to Broadway in 2016); Daisy Foote’s When They Speak of Rita and Him; Terrence McNally’s Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams and The Stendhal Syndrome; Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salter’s In the Continuum (which went on to tour the U.S., Africa, and Scotland); and Conor McPherson’s St. Nicholas (which marked the playwright’s U.S. debut).
Read more at: https://primarystages.org/