Early life[ edit ] Morisseau grew up in Detroit, Michigan with her mother and father. A few notable credits include global companies such as Pepsi Co. The mantle in the Brooklyn home she shares with her husband must be pretty sturdy.
This is the first collaboration between the two Bay Area companies. Will their friendship survive. Andy Campbell will serve as Technical Director.
In the riveting Pipeline, which premiered at Lincoln Center Theater inMorisseau gives us the story of Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher committed to her students. With a recent rise of deaths in the community, in comes Pastor Phil to request their services as funeral singers. They produced Of Mary, a short film directed by Mr.
Bee-Luther-Hatchee, the story of an African-American book editor who publishes what she thinks is the autobiography of a black woman's account of living as a former slave in the deep south, only to ultimately discover that it was actually written by a white man, premiered at InterAct in and has since gone on to 35 other productions across the United States.
Permanent Collection, a searing examination of racial politics inspired by the controversy surrounding Philadelphia's Barnes Museum, set box office records during its premiere at InterAct.
Because all of the partners commit to producing the play prior to the opening of the initial production, thus reducing the negative impact of critical reviews, each theatre takes part in a "rolling" world premiere that guarantees an opportunity for the play to grow and flourish through contact with a wide national audience.
Due to the nature of live theatre, play selection, performance and casting are subject to change. The reading series facilitates an exciting exchange between playwright and audience.
The writing thespian has racked up an impressive array of acknowledgments, including the Edward P. All readings are free and open to the public.
After each reading there will be a talkback with the playwright to discuss the themes and characters in the play. Special thanks to the DPT team. The battleground for these two opposing forces is the proposed site for the new American Museum of Liberty, which happens to be on the grounds of George Washington's Philadelphia home, including its slave quarters.
Her debut play, Red Velvet, premiered in at Tricycle Theatre in London, where it returned in before transferring to St. He is left with the moral dilemma of leaving his partner, Pumpkin, and his loyal jazz band behind. All in all, this is a season that embodies the best of what The Old Globe can be, and one that will give audiences the widest sense of theatre art at its best.
Her plays are also performed internationally with productions of her plays in Germany, Sweden and the USA. In she was a recipient of the Windham Campbell Prize for Literature in the Drama category, and in she won the Tom Erhardt Award for up and coming writers.
He received his M. By turns mysterious, funny, romantic, bleak, and paradoxically hopeful, Dark Damocloid frames our darkest urgency in the most personal immediacy. Lance Gardner who appears as the dedicated and compassionate auto-plant manager Reggie returns to TheatreWorks where he was featured in Proof, Superior Donuts, Auctioning the Ainsleys, and Anna in the Tropics.
The three-time Barrymore nominee is proud of his thirty plus year affiliation with the critically-acclaimed Freedom Theatre. Brilliant and witty, it runs February 4 — March 12, Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, whose egos are as big as their intellects, spar with the regulars and each other about art, science, inspiration, love, and the promise of the 20th century.
ANTOINETTE NWANDU is a New York-based playwright whose honors include the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, and the Negro Ensemble Company’s Douglas Turner. Love Person was produced in a NNPN rolling world premiere at Mixed Blood Theatre (MN), Marin Theater (CA), and Phoenix Theatre (IN), in the /08 season.
In /09 it was produced at Live Girls! Theatre in Seattle, Alley Repertory Theatre in Boise, and Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago. Love Person received the Stavis Playwriting Award in The Roger L. Stevens Award: Kennedy Center’s Fund for New American Plays (Santos & Santos) The Will Glickman Award for Best New Play in the Bay Area (Santos & Santos).
AWARDS, HONORS: Delacorte Prize for young adult first novel, Delacorte Press,for Lizard; Barrie Stavis Playwriting Award for Best New Play of the Year, National Theater Conference,for adaptation of Lizard; National Book Award finalist,and Rea Non-Fiction Prize, Boston Book Review,both for Salvation on Sand Mountain.
David Davalos currently homesteads in the frontier wilds of northern Colorado with his wife, Elaine, and daughter, Delphi.
He is a graduate of the theatre programs. Awards: Stavis Playwriting Award, NAACP Image Award, Spirit of Detroit Award, Weissberger Award, PoNY Fellowship, Sky-Cooper New American Play Prize, TEER Spirit Trailblazer Award, Steinberg Playwright Award, Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama (Detroit ’67), and OBIE Award (Skeleton Crew).Stavis playwriting awards