An illustration of a boxer with wrapped hands standing underneath an oversized crown suspended above

The Royale

Soulpepper

Told in a boxing ring over six rounds, The Royale is an electrifying adrenaline rush that shows us the deeply human cost of making history. From playwright Marco Ramirez comes a story inspired by World Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson – who at the height of the Jim Crow era – became the most famous Black man on Earth.

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