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Casting Opportunity: Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival

PAID opportunity! Seeking performers! Since 2020, Blackboard Plays has partnered with Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) to support a platform for Black Playwrights who tell stories about Black Families. The Black Motherhood & Parenting New Play Festival is seeking performers for this upcoming BMPFest season. Join us! Submission Instructions/Deadline: Please click the this link to submit and for further instructions: https://bit.ly/bmp23casting …

Final Days to Submit: 4th Annual Obsidian Theatre Festival

Have you done it yet? Submitted to the 4th Annual Obsidian Theatre Festival (OTF)? Are you a Black Playwright interested in having your work showcased and filmed before a live audience in Detroit and later streamed? Submissions are being accepted for both plays and musicals. Please scroll down for all the full submission guidelines! OTF …

BMP Fest – Meet our Partner Theatres!

There are many exciting things about #BMPFest! One of them is are national partner theatres! The Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival is a national digital tour of new work by Black parent playwrights. Following our Submission period last fall, our review committee selected 4 finalists and 2 semi-finalists. We hope that in the …

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!