Our home: the cell Under 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 …
In response to the tragic Hurricane Maria destruction, The Dramatists Guild is sponsoring a Puerto Rican Theater Festival in New York in collaboration with the Cherry Lane Theatre. Please RSVP for the readings July 10-14, 2018.
How exactly have the writers we have featured over the years telling stories from within their communities. What exactly does that mean?
We use Tarana Peaches’ “Teacher Problems” as an example…
Our June Blackboard will be a Community Night! What better way to end the 9th Season then with a celebration of new work as we prepare for Season 10! (And contribute to or $10K Fundraiser!). RSVP Today – See you there!
In September of 2018, Blackboard will be 10 years old. As we prepare for our 10th Season, we are doing something we’ve never done before: RAISE $10K from our community! DONATE TODAY so Blackboard can thrive past our 10th year and not just survive. Your contribution will ensure that another generation of Black Playwrights receive opportunities.
Our friends at Liberation Theatre Company have just announced the 4 playwrights for their 2nd Writing Residency Program!
There are two ways you can support our upcoming podcast, “Playwright Conversations” – as an ongoing patron or with a one-time only donation.
Our Monday Feature is San Francisco-based playwright, actor and director, MICHAEL GENE SULLIVAN with his play, “fugutive/slave/act” on Monday, May 14, 2018, 7:30pm @ the cell – Read about Michael and his play here then RSVP – we look forward to seeing you and giving Michael a space to have this work heard.
Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Musical Theater and a full time Lecturer of Lighting & Projection Design for Fall 2018. The university seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism and is invested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Theater Division.
If you missed the January Feature of Camille Darby’s “Queen Nanny”, don’t miss this workshop reading Monday, March 19, 2018 7:30pm as part of C-MORE @ the cell.
Liberation Theatre and Blackboard Plays to premiere new work by Liz Morgan, Camille Darby and more as part of the cell’s 3rd annual C-MORE Festival.