Purdue’s Everybody a Morality Tale for the Ages

Photos shot for Purdue Theatre by Melodie Yvonne

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA (Dress Rehearsal – September 21, 2022) – Purdue Theatre’s production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Everybody directed by Sonita L. Surratt is a thought provoking retelling of the medieval morality play Everyman performed beautifully by an extraordinary cast on the grand stage at the Nancy T. Hansen Theatre in West Lafayette, Indiana. The show will open September 23 at the Nancy T. Hansen Theatre in Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, and follow with multiple digital & In-person performances through October 2, 2022. The following excerpt is courtesy of Purdue Theatre’s official website:

“Considered a contemporary masterpiece, this 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a retelling of the medieval morality play Everyman. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ story follows the character Everybody as they search for the meaning of life in face of Death. Each performance, a lottery will determine which actor plays Everybody–offering a uniquely engaging morality tale for today!”

Visitors can purchase tickets online at purdue.edu/theatre/tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at all campus box offices or by calling (765) 494-3933 or (800) 914-SHOW.

Check out the photo highlight gallery from the phenomenal show below