Nya, an inner-city state school teacher, is deeply committed to her students, but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they’ll never have.
When an incident at Omari’s private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront her son’s rage and her own choices as a parent. But can she reach him before the world pulls him away?
Pipeline is a powerful and compassionate drama about parental duty and the state of education.
Dominique Morisseau (Sunset Baby, Gate Theatre) is a leading light of contemporary theatre, and one of the top 5 most-produced playwrights in America. This European premiere is directed by Arcola’s Associate Director, Jack Gamble (The Daughter-in-Law).
“Pipeline confirms Dominique Morisseau's reputation as a playwright of piercing eloquence.” – New York Times
“If Dominique Morisseau wasn't already established as one of the most exciting theater voices that have emerged in this young century, Pipeline should surely confirm that status.” – Broadway World