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Vivian Beaumont Theater

Lincoln Center Theater presents a thrilling revival of Thornton Wilder’s epic comedy, featuring new material from Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning comedy

Lincoln Center Theater celebrates the 150th anniversary of playwright Thornton Wilder’s birth with a revival of his epic comedy, The Skin of Our Teeth. This new production features extra material from Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

George and Maggie Antrobus have been married for 5,000 years. In that time, they’ve survived wars, floods, plagues and all other manner of disasters. But now, they’re running low on food and there’s a massive glacier heading towards their New Jersey home.

The Skin of Our Teeth play is a sweeping comedy about endurance in the face of adversity, as one family perseveres through the spectrum of the human experience. This revival is directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, with additional material by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Gloria) that speaks directly to the modern moment.

The Skin of Our Teeth Broadway cast includes Roslyn Ruff (Mrs. Antrobus), James Vincent Meredith (Mr. Antrobus), Paige Gilbert (Gladys Antrobus), Julian Robertson (Henry Antrobus), Gabby Beans (Sabina) and Priscilla Lopez (Fortune Teller).

Book The Skin of Our Teeth tickets and travel through centuries of human history with one family in this extraordinary, acclaimed revival. It runs for a limited season at the Beaumont Theater.

Sorry this show closed 29 May 2022, we recommend these similar productions.

Performance dates:
25 May 2022 - 29 May 2022
Running time:
2 hours and 55 minutes including an intermission.
Age recommendation:

The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway Reviews

7 Reviews
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User Reviews

Performance date: 05 April 2022

This show is hard to understand since it jumps between time periods. The second act is a lot of fun and the staging throughout all three acts is terrifically imaginative. The acting is good, but I am not a fan of breaking the fourth wall.

Performance date: 25 May 2022

Really confusing and interesting but overall enjoyable

Performance date: 29 May 2022
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