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Sidney Summary

  • Show Status: Shelved
  • Genre: Play
  • Sidney is 120 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Show Closes: Open ended

Based on Sidney Poitier’s 2007 autobiography The Measure of a Man this play follows Poitier through many of his life's biggest challenges and accomplishments

Sidney on Broadway Background

Born in 1927 in the Bahamas, actor, activist, filmmaker and writer Sidney Poitier has faced a great deal of adversity in his life. Poitier was the first Black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1963. He is also a retired diplomat.

What’s Sidney Like?

A retrospective based on Sidney Poitier’s 2007 autobiography The Measure of a Man this play follows Poitier through many of his life's biggest challenges and accomplishments

Is Sidney Good for Kids?

The show contains little content that may be inappropriate for younger audiences

Theatre Information

Samuel J Friedman Theatre

261 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 650
Entrance: 47th Street between 8th Avenue and Broadway
Theatre Information

Samuel J Friedman Theatre Seating Chart

Producers

Ron Gillyard

Barry Krost

Anika Poitier

Production Credits

Director
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Creative Team

Writer
Charles Randolph-Wright