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Karen Pittman (Nya) and Namir Smallwood (Omari) in Pipeline | BroadwayHD © Jeremy Daniel

Pipeline   |   Production   |  Dominique Morisseau

Heather Velazquez (Jasmine) and Namir Smallwood (Omari) in Pipeline | BroadwayHD © Jeremy Daniel

About this production

Dominique Morisseau’s provocative play reveals the challenges faced by Black youths in the American education system as a public school teacher fights for her son’s future.

Captured live at the Lincoln Center’s Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in 2019, this acclaimed production shines a light on the school-to-prison pipeline.

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Pipeline: A Critical Introduction

Exploring Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline, this essay by Sandra Adell (Literature Professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison) examines the context of the play as well as its structure, influences and themes of race and the US education system.

Discover, Explore, Assess: Pipeline

Get access to ready-made assessments and assessment strategies for teaching and studying Pipeline with this interactive resource pack, divided into sections for Before Watching, While Watching, and After Watching the production.

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Pipeline Critical Introduction

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Get a sneak peak into the background and context of the play with this extract from Pipeline: A Critical Introduction by Sandra Adell.

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