RSVP for November’s 2nd Feature : Michael A. Jones “Queen Z” – Friday, November 16, 2018 7:30pm

Please Join Us…

for our 4th Feature of the 10th Season

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:30pm

FEATURE PLAYWRIGHT: MICHAEL A. JONES

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT

Michael A. Jones’ writing credits include the plays, “It Takes a Village to Raise…Hell,” produced by The Marian Holding Theatre, “Family Matters,” produced at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, “Angela’s Justice,” produced at Theater for the New City and “Josh: The Black Babe Ruth,” produced at Woodie King, Jr’s New Federal Theatre. Numerous screenplays written and was commissioned to write, “The Skin I’m In” a play that is touring the N.Y. Public Schools. He is a founding member of the Uptown Playwrights’ Workshop.  As an actor, he has performed in plays such as August Wilson’s Women (AUDELCO AWARD), Fences (AUDELCO AWARD), Wild Children (written by Vincent Pastore of the HBO series The Sopranos), 365 Plays/365 Days, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Black Girl, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. His films include, “Family Matters,” with Arthur French, “No Tips; No Love,” “A House with Many Windows,” and “An Unremarkable Life” (with Charles Dutton).

ABOUT THE PLAY

Queen Z
 
Zenobia is brought to United States as an infant by her West African parents, who are in search better way of life. Now, sixteen years later, the hard working parents are so deep in debt that they may lose their car, their home, and most importantly…their daughter. They decide to do the unthinkable to save her…and themselves.
 
 
featuring…
 
Amber Jaunai as ZENOBIA 
 
Tomike Ogugua as EBENEZER
 
Dave Roberts as FATHER
 
Jasmine Saunise as MOTHER
 
Jay William Thomas as ELY
 
Sheena Weeks  reading STAGE DIRECTIONS
 
 
 
 
This season, we have additional readings in The Mary Rodgers room at The Dramatists Guild, located at 1501 Broadway (b/t 43rd and 44th Streets)  *– USE THE ENTRANCE ON 43rd Street*, 7th Floor’ New York, NY 10036
 
There is a $10 Suggested Donation which you can make online HERE or at the door in cash.
 
Wine and Light refreshments will be served.
 
 
 

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