By Christopher Demos-Brown Directed by David Saint with John Bolger, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Junek and Mark Kenneth Smaltz
"Intense...explosive...provocative" - Asbury Park Press/Gannett NJ
"Essential for our times...more than a 'must-see'" - Princeton Packet/TimeOFF
"First-rate...flawless" - Huffington Post
"Powerful, poignant" - BroadwayWorld.com
"An emotional roller coaster...a play for our times" - TAPinto.net
Jamal`s mother and her estranged husband rush to the police station when their son`s car has been pulled over. With no explanation forthcoming and emotions building, this highly-charged drama twists, turns and builds to an explosive conclusion. American Son, recipient of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award for a new play by an emerging playwright, is certain to challenge assumptions and ignite conversations regarding recent events and the racial divide in this country.