A Broadway show about life after incarceration finds its most avid audience in a New York City jail



Washington Post 01/21/22 – It’s one thing for a play to succeed on Broadway. It’s quite another for it to make it all the way to Rikers Island. Lynn Nottage’s ‘Clyde’s’ gets a showing at Rikers Island, and detainees have plenty of feedback. The city’s central jail was where “Clyde’s” bowed recently, through the wonders of simulcasting and one theater company’s efforts to bring a comedy-drama about men and women who had been behind bars to an audience still confined there.

By: Peter Marks

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