New plays at East West Players and People’s Light illuminate the collisions, and occasional solidarity, among people of color in a white-dominated culture.
The online and in-person fest will feature works from Inda Craig-Galván, Ty Defoe, Rinne Groff, and Kate Hamill.
The award recognizes her play ‘Welcome to Matteson!’
The playwright will receive $25,000 in recognition of her tragicomic play ‘Black Super Hero Magic Mama.’
6 L.A.-based playwrights will participate in the company’s year-long residency program.
Her play ‘Welcome to Matteson!’ will be developed at Chicago’s American Blues Theater.