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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Back in October, TCG published Sex Plays, a single volume of two new plays Eric Bogosian, one of America’s premier performers and most innovative and provocative artists. Skunkweed details the culture clash between a L.A. screenwriter and a working-class girl and her rural Florida clan in a hotel room. 1 + 1, which premiered at [...]


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(Local group, Elev8 for Life, a leadership and empowerment program that serves youth from Wyvernwood and Estrada Courts. The girls component of Elev8 for Life met in The Shop’s craft room and kitchen. Photos by Jesus A. Reyes. The following post features work by a MetLife/TCG A-ha! grantee–to learn more about the program, click here.) Turning Our [...]


Who’s the Real Writer When the Play is Devised?

by Daniel Robert Sullivan April 9, 2014 Fox Fellowships
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(This post is part of the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships and Fox Fellowship Circle salon.) We sit in a circle at Roundabout Theatre Company and I ask questions. “Why are you laughing so much? You’re quiet today; is something wrong? Here’s a news article; what’s your opinion on it?” That’s a baseline, but sometimes the questions have [...]

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Caution: Playwright Crossing

by Alicia Payne April 9, 2014 Global Citizenship
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(Photo: Garland Lee Thompson, Sr.; Garland Lee Thompson, Jr.; Alicia Payne; Donald Molnar – Readers’ Theatre of New Works at the National Black Theatre Festival. This post is part of the Canadian theatre salon curated by Chantal Bilodeau for the World Theatre Day 2014/Crossing Borders salon series.) When I was little my mother taught me how to cross the road.  [...]

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Who to Invite

by Deadria Harrington April 9, 2014 MetLife/TCG A-ha! Think It Do It
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(Photo Credit: Taylor Carter-Jones.) From August 4-7, 2014 in New York City, The National Black Theatre is hosting Catalyst: Moving the Black Theatre Legacy Forward, a 4-day intensive tackling the financial and structural crisis Black Theatres face nationwide. We’re now 5 months away from Catalyst and we’ve made a lot of progress; from gaining a hotel [...]

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