Ohio State Murders on Broadway: Show Is Now Closed

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Ohio State Murders Summary

  • Show Status: Closed
  • Genre: Play
  • Ohio State Murders is 120 Minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: November 11, 2022
  • Show Opened : December 8, 2022
  • Show Closed: January 15, 2023

A dark mystery unravels in this intriguing, unusual and chilling look at the destructiveness of racism in the U.S.

Ohio State Murders on Broadway Background

Adrienne Kennedy's Ohio State Murders is the first show to play in the newly renovated and renamed James Earl Jones Theatre, which was formerly known as the Cort Theatre.

Adrienne Kennedy's play is an intriguing, unusual and chilling look at the destructiveness of racism in the U.S. The show will mark Kennedy’s Broadway debut at age 91.

What's Ohio State Murders Like?

The show explores the experiences of Suzanne Alexander, a fictional Black writer whose life is similar in many ways to the show's author.

A Black writer returns to Ohio State University to speak about the violent imagery in her writing. This leads to a larger examination of racism and its impact on the U.S.A,

When Suzanne enters Ohio State University in 1949, she has no idea what the supposed safe haven of academia holds in store. Years later, Suzanne returns to the university to talk about the violence in her writing and then a dark mystery unravels.

Is Ohio State Murders Good for Kids?

The show contains some adult content and is best for children over the age of 16 years of age.

Theatre Information

James Earl Jones Theatre

138 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,102
Entrance: 48th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues
Theatre Information

James Earl Jones Theatre Seating Chart

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Cast Members

Suzanne Alexander
Audra McDonald


Jeffrey Richards

Lincoln Center Theater

Rebecca Gold

Jayne Baron Sherman

Hunter Arnold

Irene Gandy

Kevin Ryan/Lisa Alexander Taylor

Marc David Levine

Concord Theatricals

The Nederlander Organization

The Shubert Organization


Production Credits

Kenny Leon

Creative Team

Adrienne Kennedy