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Nya is a single mom and dedicated teacher at a high-poverty city school, determined to give her teenaged son Omari opportunities that her students will never have. When an altercation with a teacher at his private school threatens Omari’s future, Nya has to fight a system that’s against him in any environment. A searing, eloquent, and deeply compassionate look at a broken education systemthe moments we are pushed to our limits, and the ferocity of one parent’s love. 


potent… illuminating…  Pipeline reaffirms this playwright’s compelling vision.

The Washington Post

Brilliant, riveting, important

Georgetown Dish

A must-see play

DC Metro Theater Arts

A vivid drama that acutely breaks down the school-to-prison pipeline



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The Artists


Chaundre Broomfield
Omari (2/19–2/23/2020)Chaundre Broomfield

Production Team

Sarita Fellows
Costume DesignerSarita Fellows
Jesse Belsky
Lighting DesignerJesse Belsky
Fan Zhang
Sound DesignerFan Zhang
Kelly Colburn
Projections DesignerKelly Colburn
Patti Kalil
Properties DesignerPatti Kalil