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…
Our friends at Liberation Theatre Company have just announced the 4 playwrights for their 2nd Writing Residency Program!
Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Musical Theater and a full time Lecturer of Lighting & Projection Design for Fall 2018. The university seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism and is invested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Theater Division.
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.
Last February (2017), we featured Jordan E. Cooper’s “Ain’t No Mo’ “. This year we are pleased to share that “Ain’t No Mo’ ” is part of the Studio Series at The Public Theater.
James Anthony Tyler’s “Some Old Black Man”, which was a Blackboard feature in August of 2012, is up at 59E59! We are so proud of James and hope that you support his work.
In February, we told you about two former Blackboard Features who were part of the Cherry Lane Mentor Project.
Well… ESAI’S TABLE is here!
In April the cell will be ringing in it’s second annual C.M.O.R.E. Festival dedicated to Creating More Opportunity for Racial Equity among playwrights, directors, and actors. This year’s festival will present readings of two new plays and a workshop production of The Year of the Bicycle (Performances starting April 13th).
This Throwback Thursday, we’d like to highlight Nathan Yungerberg and Jocelyn Bioh, current 2017 Cherry Lane Mentor Project Playwrights with a little time-travel to September 2012.