Thomas Kail Studies Broke-ology

Thomas Kail ’99, director of “In the Heights” and college buddy/collaborator of Lin-Manuel Miranda, was praised in the Boston Globe for his work directing another current play, “Broke-ology”:

Director Thomas Kail, fresh from the Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights,” demonstrates an equal affinity for the nuances and rhythms of this tightly focused family drama.

Kail’s two assignments – big Broadway musical, four-character play in a black box – are less disparate than they might sound. Both “In the Heights” and “Broke-ology” focus on what it means to grow up in a poor but cohesive community, to leave it and to return to those who stayed behind, and to find a balance between honoring family ties and honoring oneself.

Boston Globe: ‘Broke-ology’ looks at complex family life


Thanks to Alissa Greenberg ’08 for the tip.
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