George Stevens Jr. drama tells the story of Thurgood Marshall, the legendary black U.S. Supreme Court Justice and is played by Laurence Fishburne.


Tonight saw the official opening of the one-man Broadway play Thurgood, starring noted film actor Laurence Fishburne.

The George Stevens Jr. drama tells the story of Thurgood Marshall, the legendary black U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Fishburne is no stranger to the stage, having won a Tony Award for his performance in the original Broadway production of Two Trains Running. Thurgood plays a limited Broadway engagement at the Booth Theatre through August 3.