The Citiblog

Review: The Thanksgiving Play
April 21, 2023, 10:05.49 am ET


Photo: Joan Marcus

By Brian Scott Lipton

Larissa FastHorse has a bone to pick – and it’s not the one in the turkey. In “The Thanksgiving Play,” her pointed satire now making a belated Broadway debut via Second Stage at the Helen Hayes Theatre, FastHorse (a Native American of the Sicangu Lakota Nation) wants to remind us that we (aka white people) have either virtually eradicated Native Americans from our celebrations of Thanskgiving or made them the giver of thanks rather than the recipients they were. Continue reading...