by Marco Ramirez
directed by Kyle Haden
JULY 15 – SEPT 2
RUTH HUMPHREYS BROWN THEATRE
A knock-out drama…
Jay “The Sport” Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. But it’s 1905, and in the racially segregated world of boxing, his chances may be as good as knocked out. But when the fight of his life comes calling, Jay must face both his future and the shadow of his past. Inspired by the life of Jack Johnson, The Royale brings to explosive life the ultimate fight for a place in history.
This play contains strong language and mature content, including descriptions of self harm, racism, and racial violence.
Please see CRT’s complete list of Content Advisories and Trigger Warnings for additional information.
During ASL-interpreted performances, American Sign Language interpreters are located near the stage. Patrons using this service will be seated in an area that gives the best sight lines to follow both the interpretation and the action on stage. One signed performance will be offered for each CRT production aUGUST 11 – 13, 2023.
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CAST & CREATIVE TEAM
Alethia Moore-Del Monaco
Diana Ben Kiki