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Topdog/Underdog Tickets

John Golden Theatre
27 Sep 2022 - 15 Jan 2023
2 hr 20 min with interval
Suitable for 12+
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Why Watch Topdog/Underdog?

  • Watch Topdog/Underdog play for its 20th-anniversary production at the John Golden Theatre. The play returns to Broadway for a special 16-week run.
  • The play was written by Suzan-Lori Parks, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this play in 2002.
  • Get Topdog/Underdog play tickets now and enjoy the critically acclaimed performance on Broadway this fall!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


The tickets for Topdog/Underdog play are available now. The play is written by the talented and award-winning playwright, Suzan-Lori Parks who was the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Tony Award-winning director, Kenny Leon, known for his work in A Raisin in the Sun and Fences, is directing the play. Book your Topdog/Underdog play tickets now to avoid disappointment later.

The Story

Topdog/Underdog is a tragicomic narrative of sibling loyalty and rivalry and familial identity that centres on two African-American brothers named Booth and Lincoln, who were given these names by their father as a joke. Their fixation with the street con game Three-Card Monte and the lingering repercussions of their past, reveals the truth about themselves. The play follows the lives of two brothers as they deal with their rough childhood experiences, careers, discrimination, and women. Buy your Topdog/Underdog play tickets now and watch as the drama unfolds in this thought-provoking story.

Show Timings

  • Show timings for Topdog/Underdog are subject to change every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next booking stage.

Cast & Crew

  • Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Booth, Corey Hawkins as Lincoln
  • Director: Kenny Leon
  • Writer: Suzan-Lori Parks

  • This play is suitable for ages 12+.
  • Please note that the show features mature or abusive language and depicts gun violence.
  • Please keep in mind that Broadway theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Topdog/Underdog Tickets

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Booking Period: Bookings open till 15 Jan 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Topdog/Underdog voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

John Golden Theatre

The John Golden Theatre, previously known as the Theatre Masque and Masque Theatre, is a Broadway venue located at 252 West 45th Street (George Abbott Way) in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The Spanish-inspired Herbert J. Krapp-designed Golden Theatre, which first opened its doors in 1927, was constructed for real estate magnate Irwin S. Chanin. The Shubert Organization manages the theatre, which has 802 seats spread over two levels.

Seating Capacity: 802

John Golden Theatre Seating Chart will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 252 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036

Subway: Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, N, R or S train to Times Square or the A, C, or E to Port Authority.

Bus : Buses plying to Theater District are M104, M10, M27/M50, M6, M7 or M42.

Available Facilities: Water Fountain, Restrooms, Payphone

Accessibility: Assisted Listening Device, Accessible Restrooms, Wheelchair Seating

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the John Golden Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most Broadway theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

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What is the opening date for Topdog/Underdog?

Topdog/Underdog opened on 27 Sep 2022 at John Golden Theatre.

What age is Topdog/Underdog appropriate for?

Topdog/Underdog is suitable for ages 12+. Note that the show features mature or abusive language and depicts gun violence, parents' discretion is advised.

How long does Topdog/Underdog play run for?

The running time of Topdog/Underdog play is 2 hours and 20 minutes including intermission.

Where is Topdog/Underdog playing on Broadway?

Topdog/Underdog is playing at John Golden Theatre and opened on 27 Sep 2022.

What is Topdog/Underdog about?

Topdog/Underdog is a play about two brothers who are facing difficult times. Their past experiences have had a negative impact on their present lives.

Who are the main stars of Topdog/Underdog?

The main stars of Topdog/Underdog play are Yahya Abdul-Mateen II who plays Booth and Corey Hawkins who plays Lincoln.

What is the dress code while attending Topdog/Underdog?

There is no specific dress code at Broadway. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

What are the facilities available at John Golden Theatre?

John Golden Theatre has multiple facilities including a water fountain, wheelchair spaces, and accessible restrooms available for the audiences during Topdog/Underdog.

Can I take pictures or videos of Topdog/Underdog inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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