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.
Casting “The Woman / The Man,” a double feature Columbia School of the Arts MFA Directing Thesis Productions. Headed by director and Emmy-nominated choreographer, Jeffrey Page. “The Woman / The Man” will be comprised of an ensemble-based company of 13 actors performing two plays: Adrienne Kennedy’s “Funnyhouse of a Negro” and Suzan-Lori Parks’ “The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World.” We are especially interested in actors who can sing and move well.
Our 1st Community Night of the 10th Season! PLAYWRIGHTS: Bring up to 10 pages of new work! ACTORS: Bring yourselves! Come on out to the cell on Monday, October 8th, 2018 – RSVP Here!
Please Join Us for the opening reading of a new play by Blackboard Founder, Garlia Cornelia in honor of the of the 10th Anniversary Season!
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!
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.
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.
Liberation Theatre Company (LTC), a Harlem-based independent theatrical producer and playwright development company established in 2009, is inviting applications from early-career playwrights to participate in the second year of their Writing Residency Program for 2018-2019.