Jaja's African Hair Braiding on Broadway Show Recently Closed
Jaja's African Hair Braiding Summary
- Show Status: Recently Closed
- Genre: Play
- Jaja's African Hair Braiding is 1 Hour 40 Minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
- 8 Shows per week
- Previews Began: September 12, 2023
- Show Opened: October 3, 2023
- Show Closed: November 19, 2023
Jaja’s bustling hair braiding salon in Harlem has a lively group of West African immigrant hair braiders that create hair masterpieces, but events force this tight-knit community to confront what it really means to be an outsider.
Jaja's African Hair Braiding on Broadway Background
This extraordinary new play is by the award winning Ghanaian-American playwright Jocelyn Bioh (School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play) and will is directed by Obie winner Whitney White (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord).
What’s Jaja's African Hair Braiding Like?
Jaja’s bustling hair braiding salon in Harlem where every day, a lively and eclectic group of West African immigrant hair braiders are creating masterpieces on the heads of neighborhood women.
During one sweltering summer day, love will blossom, dreams will flourish and secrets will be revealed. The uncertainty of their circumstances simmers below the surface of their lives and when it boils over, it forces this tight-knit community to confront what it means to be an outsider on the edge of the place they call home.
Is Jaja's African Hair Braiding Good for Kids?
This show is not suitable for children under the age of 16
Samuel J Friedman Theatre
New York, NY 10019
Taraji P. Henson
- Whitney White
- Jocelyn Bioh