Play byMarcus Gardley
Music and lyrics byTodd Almond
Conceived and directed byLear deBessonet

The Duke on 42nd Street

Based on a true story, ON THE LEVEE revisits the Greenville, Mississippi flood of 1927, the worst in U.S. history before Hurricane Katrina. At the heart of the story are two fathers (a white cotton farmer and an African-American bootblack) and their sons.

Show art by Kara Walker, photographed by Jason Wyche.

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