The Thanksgiving Play

  • Wells Theatre
  • 108 E Tazewell St
  • Norfolk, VA
  • January 27 - February 6, 2022
  • Recurring daily
  • 7:30 PM
  • Price: $25 - $45

How does one celebrate Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month at the same time? In Larissa FastHorse’s biting satire, this is the question facing three “woke” white thespians tasked with devising an elementary school pageant about the first Thanksgiving while avoiding any culturally appropriative missteps. A roast of the politics of entertainment and well-meaning political correctness alike, The Thanksgiving Play puts the American origin story itself in the comedy-crosshairs.

The Thanksgiving Play