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…
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 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 …
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!