Skeleton Crew

by DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU
directed by AUSTENE VAN

An acclaimed American drama

As the Great Recession of 2008 begins to decimate industries across America, the once-gleaming “Motor City” has lost its luster. At one of its still-standing auto factories, four colleagues-turned-friends hear rumors that their plant is facing foreclosure. Faye, Dez, Shanita and Reggie all have different stakes in the company should it go under, which they grapple with in the break room as the fear of losing their jobs looms. In the final chapter of her acclaimed Detroit trilogy, Dominique Morisseau wrestles with questions of grief, loyalty and self-preservation while exploring the monumental impact of the Recession-era economy on middle-class life.

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Venue info

This production will take place on the McGuire Proscenium Stage.

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Age recommendation

We recommend this production for ages 12 and up.

Content advisory

This production contains strong language and mature themes. 

Accessibility

ASL-interpreted, audio-described and open-captioned performances are available on select dates.

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Post-play discussions

Join us after select performances for a 20-minute conversation facilitated by Guthrie staff. Cast members may join the discussion as they are able.

Post-play discussions are supported by Fredrikson & Byron

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