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Pipeline Play – CANCELED

March 7 - April 4

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

$24 – $55
Pipeline Cincinnati
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Photo credit: Ryan Kurtz

Thrilling new Pipeline Cincinnati play sheds light on the dark side of the education system.


Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, commits herself to her students but desperate to give her only son, Omari, opportunities they’ll never have. When an explosive incident at his prestigious private school threatens to get him expelled, will all her efforts be lost? See a compelling, must-see portrait of parenthood, education, and the experience of young black men in America. Pipeline brings an urgent conversation powerfully to the forefront.


Tickets for the Pipeline Cincinnati play range from $24 – $55 and can be purchased online or by calling 513-421-3555. All remaining tickets for the current day’s performance(s) are available two hours prior to each show time for half-price (discount only applies to adult tickets) when purchasing by phone or in person. Students may purchase up to two $15 student rush tickets two hours prior to show time with valid student I.D. Available in person only.
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Note: There will be a post-performance forum with the creators of the show on March 19 & 26 at 10 pm). Also, enjoy a conversation series with community members and local scholars to learn more about the context of the production on March 29 at 1 pm. This production contains mature language and content and may not be suitable for all audiences.



About Pipeline
A mother’s hopes for her son clash with an educational system rigged against him in Pipeline, the riveting new play by Dominique Morisseau (Skeleton Crew). With profound compassion and lyricism, Pipeline brings an urgent conversation powerfully to the fore. Don’t miss this deeply moving story of a mother’s fight to give her son a future.


Dominique MorisseauAbout Dominique Morriseau
Dominique Morisseau is the author of The Detroit Project (A 3-Play Cycle) which includes the following plays: Skeleton Crew (Atlantic Theater Company), Paradise Blue (Signature Theatre), and Detroit ’67 (Public Theater, Classical Theatre of Harlem and NBT). Additional plays include: Pipeline (Lincoln Center Theatre), Sunset Baby (LAByrinth Theatre); Blood at the Root (National Black Theatre) and Follow Me To Nellie’s (Premiere Stages). Also, she is also the TONY nominated book writer on the new Broadway musical Ain’t Too Proud (Imperial Theatre). Furthermore, she holds the title of Co-Producer on the Showtime series “Shameless” (3 seasons). Learn more at www.dominiquemorisseau.com.

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Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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