2016/2017 Season

The Last Tiger in Haiti

Gripping Drama

June 28 - July 24, 2016 | Mandell Weiss Forum

By Jeff Augustin | Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody

It’s the final night of Kanaval in Haiti, and a group of abandoned children spend it trading fantastic folktales until the line between reality and fiction blurs. At daybreak, the oldest plans to leave for a new life but discovers the story of his future and past are in the hands of someone else. Set in a world that is utterly real and remarkably imaginative, this unforgettable new play from Jeff Augustin weaves Haitian lore into a contemporary narrative of survival and betrayal.

Production Sponsors

Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
Margret & Nevins McBride

Photo credit: The cast of The Last Tiger in Haiti, photo by Jim Carmody.

Cast & Creators
  • Jeff AugustinPlaywright
  • Joshua Kahan BrodyDirector
  • Takeshi KataScenic Designer
  • Dede AyeteCostume Designer
  • Alexander V. NicholsLighting Designer
  • Nicholas DrashnerSound Designer
  • Cookie JordanHair and Wig Designer
  • Chantal Jean-PierreDialect Coach
  • Gabriel GreeneDramaturg
  • Telsey + CompanyCasting
  • Matthew MelchiorreStage Manager
  • Jennifer KozumplikAssistant Stage Manager
  • Will Garrett DetlefsenAssistant Director
  • Zora HowardSecond Assistant Director
  • Desiree Hatfield-BuckleyAssistant Costume Designer
  • Kimberlee E. WintersAssistant Lighting Designer
  • Albee AlvaradoMake-Up Consultant
  • Jacob BruceFight Consultant
  • Kamra JacobsStage Management Assistant
  • Kaylyn BuckleyStage Management Intern
Venue Info

Mandell Weiss Forum

The Mandell Weiss Forum is a 400-seat thrust stage theatre, with audience members surrounding the stage on three sides. It contains a rehearsal hall, two courtyards and an outdoor "lobby." Built with sleek industrial materials and intersecting geometric shapes, it has a long free-standing entry wall with massive reflective smoky-glass panes that generate the illusion of being both within and outside of the partition.

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