6 new short plays with an Afrofuturist focus will be created by native Detroit artists over the span of 48 hours and performed live on Sunday, March 27.
While many theatres scaled back operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some young companies have invested in spaces and planted community roots.
The festival will partner with Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Detroit Public Theatre, and more to produce the four new works.
The Detroit native, a founding board member of the company, has joined the leadership team.
At Long Wharf Theatre’s recent ‘Artistic Congress’ convening, two leading playwright/activists shared their dreams and demands for the theatre field.
Theatres with modest budgets can have outsized impact, but can they sustain success?
Formerly incarcerated individuals and corrections officials make a strong case.
The season will feature works by Dominique Morisseau, Martin McDonagh, Molly Smith Metzler, Todd Almond, and Matthew Sweet.
This years awardees are Ken Ludwig, Dominique Morisseau, and the team of Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen.
Dominique Morisseau’s play about the 1967 riots gets a multi-month tour courtesy of Detroit Public Theatre.