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The Thanksgiving Play

Presented by Lyric Stage Company at Lyric Stage Company, Boston MA

Oct 18
Nov 10
The Thanksgiving Play

Larissa FastHorse’s hilarious new comedy about 4 terminally “woke” teaching artists trying to create a Thanksgiving/Indigenous People’s Day pageant – what could go wrong?

Thanksgiving, that most American of holidays: when families gather to celebrate the warmth of home, the bounty of the harvest – and a legacy of genocide and violent colonial expansion?? Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in this wickedly funny satire, as a troupe of terminally “woke” white teaching artists scrambles to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month.

What could possibly go wrong?


“Satire doesn’t get

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Wednesday – Friday
Price Level:
Side Section
Full Price: $49.00
BosTix Price: $24.50 + Fee


Saturday & Sunday
Price Level:
Side Section
Full Price:
BosTix Price: $27.50 + Fee

Specific seats will be assigned by the Lyric Stage box office. Recommended for ages 15+. 

Contact: 617-585-5678



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140 Clarendon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02116

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Dates and Times

Friday, Oct 18

8:00 pm at Lyric Stage Company

Saturday, Oct 19

3:00 pm at Lyric Stage Company

Saturday, Oct 19

8:00 pm at Lyric Stage Company

Sunday, Oct 20

3:00 pm at Lyric Stage Company

Wednesday, Oct 23

7:30 pm at Lyric Stage Company



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