"One of the most potent dramas of this century."

"Superb - the theater at its best."

"An electrifying production."

"A scorching pas de deux."


Hailed as “one of the most powerful dramas of the century” by The New York TimesBlackbird is “a brilliant and tantalizing study in sexual obsession that leaves one both shaken and stirred” (The Guardian).

Blackbird tells the story of Una and Ray. Fifteen years earlier they had a relationship and haven’t set eyes on each other since. Now she’s found him again. Following acclaimed productions in London and off-Broadway, the Olivier Award®-winning play was lauded on Broadway with critical acclaim and Tony nominations for its two stars.

Theatre: The Belasco Theatre
Opening Date: March 10, 2016

SMP’S Favorite Moment

Nine years later, watching Jeff Daniels recreate the powerful stage role that he created off-Broadway in 2007.

Read the Play

Blackbird is available in print, published by Dramatists Play Service.  Purchase your copy here.

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Jeff Daniels


Michelle Williams


Sophia Anne Caruso

The Girl

Jo Armeniox

Una (Standby)

Tony Ward

Ray (Standby)


David Harrower


Joe Mantello