Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Adapted by Todd Kreidler from the screenplay by William Rose.

A Lyceum Premiere! Joanna Drayton surprises her wealthy progressive parents when she brings home John Prentice, her African-American fiancé. Both sets of parents must confront their own unexpected reactions and concerns for their children as their beliefs are put to the test. Personal beliefs clash with the mores of the late 1960s in this funny and poignant new stage adaptation of the beloved Academy Award-winning film. Don’t miss this warm and witty exploration of family, culture, and acceptance. COMEDY RATED PG – #LyceumGuessWhos

Rating: PG

Performance Dates:

  • Saturday, 09/02/17 - 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, 09/02/17 - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, 09/03/17 - 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 09/06/17 - 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, 09/07/17 - 2:00 pm
  • Friday, 09/08/17 - 2:00 pm
  • Friday, 09/08/17 - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, 09/09/17 - 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, 09/09/17 - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, 09/10/17 - 2:00 pm


Director Michael Evan Haney
Resident Scenic Designer
Costume Designer Rachel Wahl
Resident Lighting Designer
Production Stage Manager Iván Dario Cano
Assistant Stage Manager Andrea Miller


Dr. John Prentice Jamal James
John Prentice Sr. Cedric Cannon
Joanna Drayton Hanley Smith
Mary Prentice Perri Gaffney
Hilary St. George Nancy Bell
Matt Drayton Robert Elliott
Christina Drayton Amy Warner
Matilda Binks Thursday Farrar
Monsignor Ryan Michael Rothhaar