LeBron James’ 11-year tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers is the focus of an upcoming theatrical production.
The play, titled “King James,” is set to run at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre from May 7 to June 21, 2020, before making its way to Los Angeles as part of Center Theatre Group’s 2020-21 season.
Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph wrote the play and Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro will direct.
“‘King’ LeBron James’ reign in Cleveland brings promise, prosperity, and renewal to a city in desperate need of all three,” a description on Steppenwolf’s website reads. “As the city celebrates a championship, two estranged friends spar in a verbal game of one-on-one, revealing past secrets, present truths, and a possible future after ‘The…