Community Night

Audition Opportunity: Columbia University – AEA and Non-Union

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.

December 2016: RedVolution Feature “STIGMA” by Keelay Gipson and Community Night

Monday, December 12, 2016 7:00pm @ the cell In October 2006, Blackboard Founder, Garlia Jones-Ly produced “RedVolution” an  HIV/AIDS Awareness Benefit Concert with her College Theatre group, Black Curtain.  10 years later, HIV/AIDS is not a forgotten disease and continues to affect Black communities. After accepting submissions from September 1 – October 31st, Blackboard Plays …

September – December 2016 

3 Features and a Community Night are what we have planned September – December 2016. Every evening begins at 7:30pm @ the cell. Suggested Donation $10 Reserve via Brown Paper Tickets or RSVP: info@blackboardplays.com Monday, September 12, 2016 “When Night Falls” By Cynthia G. Robinson  Josiane Bisimwa, a Sudanese woman, falls victim to unspeakable violence …

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!