In this meditation on parenthood and unconditional love, the youngest children are sometimes also the oldest and wisest teachers. an American mother and a Tibetan father have a three-year-old son believed to be the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama. When a Tibetan lama and a monk come to their home unexpectedly, asking to take their child away for a life of spiritual training in India, the parents must make a life-altering choice that will test their strength, their marriage, and their hearts

The Oldest Boy premiered in 2014 at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, directed by Rebecca Taichman and starring Celia Keenan-Bolger and James Yaegashi.

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