Since 2022, Blackboard has partnered with Obsidian Theatre Festival and our own Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival (#BMPFest, a partnership with PAAL, Parent Artist Advocacy League) We are pleased to announce these reading that will take place virtually on zoom from April through June 2023. Upcoming Readings: Friday, June 9, 2023 – “The …
REGISTER – Blackboard Virtual FEATURE: “Reconstruction” by Tom Minter – Monday, May 11, 2020, 7:30pm on Zoom!
Join us on Monday, May 11, 2020 for a Feature reading of “Reconstruction” by Tom Minter on Zoom! Learn More about the play and Register Here today!
Sammy and Phil have been best friends since childhood, sharing just about everything–except who they love most. Someone crosses the line and it takes deceit and revenge to backfire into self-destruction for everyone to realize the power in the spirits.
BLACKBOARD: How do you want people to feel after they have heard this play?
AD: I’ll paraphrase something I heard Erik Ehn say once, “It’s like being a chef. You prepare this huge meal and you want people to walk away, full.” He even made a “Zen Buddha full face,” if you can imagine what that might look like.
Monday, September 10, 2012 FEATURED READING
POUSADA AZUL – by Nathan Yungerberg
Directed by Nicole Watson
Set in the small religious town of Greenwald, Mississippi, “Some Old Black Man”, is the story of irascible, anti-religious, 82 year old Donald Jones. He is a man resistant to change, but as his health declines he faces the inevitable.
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“I Black Woman I”, written by Franz Reynold, is a work for the theater that seeks to challenge the limited concepts attributed to our potential. It speaks to all of us who hold our dreams sacred and strive for a more sublime self, rooted in enlightened consciousness.
$10 for Blackboard May 4 – 8th ONLY (prior to the May 9th Community Discussion) A young woman is about to marry an old friend of the family. The only problem: she’s white and Jewish; he’s black… and not. […] Read More Tickets $10 SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR BLACKBOARD Discount Code: blackboard click above logo to …
Reflections on working on David Mamet’s Race by Blackboard devotee and actress, Toccarra Cash When our illustrious Blackboard founder, Garlia, asked me to write a post on Blackboard’s blog about my very recent experience performing the role of Susan in David Mamet’s intense legal drama, Race at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, Florida, I jumped …
That “N”asty Word ~musings over a title~ by Garlia Cornelia Jones Let me be very clear, that I do not use “The N-word” in my every day language. When I was around six or seven years old, I thought I was giving my little brother a nuggie, but it came out as “nigger”. My brother …