The Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival is open to parents and caregivers that identify as Black.
Join us on Monday, May 25th for a reading of a new one-woman show by Camille Thomas, shedding light on barriers within our education system for Black youth.
Join us on Monday, May 11, 2020 for a Feature reading of “Reconstruction” by Tom Minter on Zoom! Learn More about the play and Register Here today!
That’s right… Our SECOND Community Night of the month, will be on Friday, February 21st! Since 2008, Community Nights have been a signature part of Blackboard’s development model. Community Nights function in a no pressure environment, where you can hear those new pages you’ve been working on, get a little feedback and reconnect with a …
Since 2008, Community Nights have been a signature part of Blackboard’s development model. Community Nights function in a no pressure environment, where you can hear those new pages you’ve been working on, get a little feedback and reconnect with a friend or meet a new one! Join us on Monday, February 10, 2020 7:30pm PLAYWRIGHTS! …
Join us on Friday, October 18th, 7:30pm in The Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild for a FEATURE Reading by Amara J. Brady of her new play “When We Were gods”.
Duane Boutté is our 1st of 2 March Features! This one @ the cell in Chelsea, where we have been incubated since 2008. Monday, March 11th at 7:30pm – RSVP Today!
RSVP for Friday’s 2nd November Feature: “Queen Z” by Michael A. Jones! 7:30pm in The Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild.
ABOUT THE PLAY: Zenobia is brought to United States as an infant by her West African parents, who are in search better way of life. Now, sixteen years later, the hard working parents are so deep in debt that they may lose their car, their home, and most importantly…their daughter. They decide to do the unthinkable to save her…and themselves.
Our 1st feature in November is “Ruth” by Christy Smith-Sloman, directed by Cezar Williams and produced by Daryl Sledge. ABOUT THE PLAY: A New Orleans family gathers on Easter Weekend for an overdue reunion. When family secrets and future plans are revealed, lives are changed forever.
RSVP for our October Feature in The Mary Rodgers Room @ The Dramatists Guild! LORI MINOR is October’s Feature Playwright with “The Coping Mechanism” – Catherine and Paul Harrison decided to support their daughter’s way of coping after a tragic accident, by keeping the spirit of her brother “alive” in their home through her imagination. However, over time, they’ve begun to realize that the choice isn’t helping them to move forward and may be hurting, more than healing their wounds.