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Robert O’Hara’s Barbecue centers around the O'Mallerys: a dysfunctional group of adult siblings who come together for a park barbecue to stage an emergency intervention for their sister Barbara whose drug habit has gotten out of hand. Through O'Hara's darkly comedic lens, the play engages audiences in a dialogue about race and social class, family politics, and the ways we give up parts ourselves to the stranglehold of capitalism.

by Robert O'Hara

directed by Jenny Nelson

March 23-April 8, 2023

Erector Square

319 Peck Street, Building 6S

New Haven

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