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Ohio State Murders on Broadway Tickets

James Earl Jones Theatre

Tony Award winner Audra McDonald stars in playwright Adrienne Kennedy’s Broadway debut, a tense and intriguing play about societal racism.

A dark mystery on Broadway

Tony Award winner Audra McDonald returns to Broadway in Adrienne Kennedy’s tense and intriguing play Ohio State Murders.

When writer Suzanne Alexander returns to her old college for a guest speaking engagement, her analysis of the violence in her work opens up old memories. In this short, suspenseful play, the destructive nature of racism comes under the spotlight as a dark mystery unravels.

Adrienne Kennedy’s Ohio State Murders play marks her Broadway debut at the age of 91, after an acclaimed career in the genre. Audra McDonald stepps into the role of Suzanne Alexander after performing in a digital reading of the play. On Broadway, Ohio State Murders is directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (A Soldier’s Play; American Son).

Don’t miss out on Ohio State Murders tickets; this powerful one-woman story is a unique and unusual suspense play that will leave you wondering long after the curtain call. It runs at the James Earl Jones Theatre for a strictly limited season.

Sorry this show closed 12 February 2023, we recommend these similar productions.

Performance dates:
25 Jan 2023 - 12 Feb 2023
Running time:
1 hour and 15 minutes.
Age recommendation:
TBC. Under 4s not permitted.

Ohio State Murders on Broadway Reviews

36 Reviews
  • 5 Stars64%
  • 4 Stars8%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars14%
  • 1 Stars0%

User Reviews


Audra McDonald makes the show. Every line, every movement is full of emotion, as she narrates her character’s story, weaving back and forth between the past and the present while slowly revealing the truth behind the tragic murders referenced in the Read more

Performance date: 18 November 2022

Audra McDonald is an absolute legend and I was thrilled to see her perform. This show was so raw and completely on her shoulders, it’s hard to imagine how anyone could do this role once, let alone eight times a week. The set and direction were simp Read more

Performance date: 14 December 2022
Performance date: 19 November 2022
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