Manahatta (2021)

03/29/2021 (US) 1h 45m


In this timely world-premiere drama by celebrated playwright, activist and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle, past and present intertwine. Nagle’s story illuminates the tragic consequences of commercial exploits, including the removal of Native people and the attempted eradication of their culture, that gave rise to the America we know today. Securities trader Jane Snake is torn between worlds. Her return to Wall Street in 2008 brings her to Manahatta (“island of many hills” in Lenape), the homeland her ancestors were violently forced to leave in the 1600s. Meanwhile, her family in Oklahoma struggles to save their language, their culture and their over-mortgaged home. Jane Snake’s return to Manahatta defiantly demonstrates that the Lenape are still here.

  1. Laurie Woolery


  2. Mary Kathryn Nagle


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tanis Parenteau

    Tanis Parenteau

    Jane / Le-le-wa'-you /Ensemble

  2. Rainbow Dickerson

    Rainbow Dickerson

    Debra / Toosh-ki-pa-kwis-i / Ensemble

  3. Sheila Tousey

    Sheila Tousey

    Bobbie / Mother / Ensemble

  4. Steven Flores

    Steven Flores

    Luke / Se-ket-tu-may-qua /Ensemble

  5. Jeffrey King

    Dick Fuld / Peter Minuit / Ensemble

  6. Danforth Comins

    Danforth Comins

    Joe / Jakob / Ensemble

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Original Language English

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