Devoted to the Black Playwright since 2008
September 2016 FeatureWe're back Monday, September 12, 2016 with Cynthia G. Robinson's "When Night Falls". Make your reservations here and find out more about the play and the cast!
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September - December Line-Up3 Feature and a Community Night encompass the last 4 months of 2016 for Blackboard Plays. Learn more here!
Our home: the cellUnder the direction of Founding Artistic Director, Nancy Manocherian and Artistic Director, Kira Simring, Blackboard has called the cell home since 2008. As a resident series, we were developed and incubated in this space. Check out the cell and the other series and artists finding support in a way not found at other artistic homes and organizations around New York City.
Since 2008, Blackboard has been devoted to Black playwrights throughout the African Diaspora. Join us every 2nd Monday of the month @ the cell our home in Chelsea's Manhattan where we have been incubated as a resident series @ the cell.
Cynthia G. Robinson is September's Feature with her play, "When Night Falls", originally developed in part with the support of Rising Circle Theater Collective at the 2016 INKtank Play Development Lab for Emerging Artists of Color. Learn more about this accomplished Playwright, Educator, Teaching Artist, and Producer.
A Unique space in Chelsea's Manhattan, visit the cell for their list of events including a weekly jazz series!
Are you a Playwright? Submit your play or better yet, join us at our next Community Night! More info here!