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Like They Do in The Movies

Mar 10—31, 2024

Written and Performed by Laurence Fishburne
Directed by Leonard Foglia

“The stories and lies people have told me. And that I have told myself.”

Tony Award® winner, Emmy Award® winner, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne is both the star and the playwright of this one-man tour de force which he describes as “the stories and lies people have told me. And that I have told myself.”

Mr. Fishburne has captured imaginations throughout his extraordinary career with unforgettable performances on stage and screen, from Ike Turner in What’s Love Got to Do with It? (Academy Award® nomination for Best Actor), to Sterling Johnson in August Wilson’s Two Trains Running (Tony Award for Best Featured Actor), to his mind-bending turn as Morpheus in the blockbuster film series The Matrix.

Now he brings his legendary storytelling skills to PAC NYC for a World Premiere event helmed by Leonard Foglia, director of Mr. Fishburne’s acclaimed solo performance Thurgood on Broadway.

A PAC NYC Production

Photo: Art Streiber.

Production Advisory

This production contains usage of cigarettes and theatrical haze and fog.


Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne Author and Performer

Creative Team:

Leonard Foglia
Leonard Foglia Director
Neil Patel
Neil Patel Scenic Designer
Tyler Micoleau
Tyler Micoleau Lighting Designer
Justin Ellington
Justin Ellington Sound Designer
Elaine J. McCarthy
Elaine J. McCarthy Projection Designer
Devin Day
Devin Day Production Stage Manager
Katie Ailinger
Katie Ailinger Stage Manager
Taeuk Kang
Taeuk Kang Stage Manager