Uprooted by Clinnesha D. Sibley – Oct 14, 2013

Very excited about next week’s reading! Professor Sibley is traveling from Arkansas. ABOUT THE PLAY: What happens when long-separated siblings reunite after the death of a parent? When successful film actress Venus Kettle returns to Glee, Mississippi, to her mother’s “home going,” she is greeted by her sisters with a wide range of emotions.  After …

LaTonia Phipps – Featured Playwright – July 2013 – “Now Harlem…OR GENTRIFY THIS”

LaTonia Phipps is an Actor-Performance Artist-Educator and Playwright who was raised in Brooklyn, New York. MFA graduate of Brooklyn College. Phipps parents are of Caribbean, Latin and Southern Black American descent which heavily influence her storytelling.  Recently Phipps starred as the lead actress in Katori Hall’s “Children of Killers,” landing her a full page article in The New …

HowlRound Interview with Karen Evans – Black Women’s Playwrights Group

Almeria and I were honored to be asked by Alexis Clements (Women in Theatre co-editor) to interview Karen Evans of Black Women’s Playwright’s Group in Washington, D.C.

WIT (Women in Theatre) is an annual magazine published by The League of Professional Theatre Women, who has partnered with Howlround for pieces highlighting women’s voices in Theatre.

Ms. Evans has really done some amazing things with her organization. There’s not much more to say, because it’s all in the interview! Read it here!