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The 2014-2015 Broadway Season

The critically acclaimed play about the stories we tell our friends, the secrets we tell our lovers, and the lies we tell ourselves to find our place in the American Dream.

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Lyceum Theatre
Opening Night - October 23 2014
Final Performance - March 01 2015
Gretchen Mol, Karen Pittman, Josh Radnor, Hari Dhillon (l. to r.) in Ayad Akhtar's <i>Disgraced</i>: Gretchen Mol, Karen Pittman, Hari Dhillon, and Josh Radnor (l. to r.) in Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced:  Photo by: Joan Marcus


Playwright Ayad Akhtar tells the story of a successful Muslim-American lawyer and his wife – an artist influenced by Islamic imagery – enjoying their comfortable and successful life on New York’s Upper East Side. When a co-worker and her husband come to dinner, what begins as polite table conversation explodes, leaving everyone’s relationships and beliefs about race and identity in shards. Starring Josh Radnor, Gretchen Mol, Karen Pittman, and Hari Dhillon.


  • Disgraced won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
  • The play was published in American Theatremagazine.

    Disgraced premiered in January 2012 at Chicago’s American Theatre Company. It was staged Off Broadway as part of Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3 initiative. A London premiere took place in 2013.


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    Revised March 3, 2015


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