The residency, partnered with Chicago Dramatists, culminates in a public staged reading of each of the four writer’s new plays in Summer 2020.
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The new play is directed by Roy Steinberg (’78) and features costumes by Jess Goldstein (’78, Former Faculty).
New York Times calls his play, opening October 6, a “provocative exploration of race relations and sexuality.”
The world premiere is being co-produced by The Sol Project, Baltimore Center Stage, and Playwrights Realm.
Drury explains her intention behind making audiences uncomfortable in Fairview, her Pulitzer Prize-winning play about race and self-awareness.
The Playwriting Chair, who won an Oscar for the Moonlight screenplay, will appear in his new play Ms. Blakk for President.
Hartford Courant gives ardent praise to Cadillac Crew‘s cast and “fast-rising young playwright,” Tori Sampson (’17.)
The world premiere of Tarker’s Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man is April 23 – May 12.
The production, directed by Sarah Benson with choreography by Raja Feather Kelly, will return to the New York stage beginning June 2.
Her play Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department premiered at Yale Repertory Theater in February.