Fat Ham

Original Broadway Production

Fat Ham, the deliciously funny, Pulitzer Prize-winning new play, comes to Broadway following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at The Public Theater. Playwright James Ijames and Director Saheem Ali reinvent Shakespeare's masterpiece, creating what The New York Times calls “a hilarious yet profound tragedy smothered in comedy.”

"...seeing 'Fat Ham,' even multiple times, thus remains a revelation and a balm"

— Jesse Green
The New York Times (Critic's Pick)

"...the funniest and most invigorating new show on Broadway..."

— Naveen Kumar

"...'Fat Ham' keeps you cackling so consistently that the play’s sudden acts of cruelty land like punches in the gut"

— Raven Snook
Time Out New York
Past Production
American Airlines Theatre
First Preview: 
March 20, 2023
Opening Date: 
April 11, 2023
Closing Date: 
July 1, 2023
 (Limited Run)
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