African American

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    Reginald Edmund
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    Description

    When a rookie cop is suspected of murdering a young black kid in the neighborhood playground, District Attorney Harrison Just sets out to discover the truth and along the way finds himself standing between an approaching battle between the community he is a part of and the city that he serves.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (4 female, 5 male, all characters, except 1 male, are African American)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Kermit Frazier, John Leicht
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    Description

    A passionate retelling of the Daniel Bell incident, in which a black man was shot and killed while running from police officers.


    Production Info

    Cast: 20 total (5 female, 15 male, Multiethnic Cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Y York
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    Description

    A tender, quirky play about two white women and a black man living in Seattle in 1992, as the nation and the media are transfixed by the trial of four Los Angeles police officers accused in the beating of Rodney King and the outcry of protest after the verdicts.


    Production Info

    Cast: 3 total (2 female, 1 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Lee Hunkins

    Description

    Two women sharing a hospital room cope with breast cancer, husbands, and racial barriers.


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (4 female, 2 male)
    Short Drama (about 55 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Kermit Frazier

    Description

    Two Black male figures search for purpose and companionship in a disruptive, destructive, principally white world.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (2 male)
    Short Drama (about 25 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Star Finch
    $15.00$15.95

    Description

    BONDAGE takes place pre-Emancipation on a small island in the Caribbean. With the onset of puberty, Zuri must use her wits to outsmart the twisted desires of a drunken master and a sadistic mistress on a haunted plantation... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (4 female, 1 male, 2 of the female characters should always be played by black actors or those who identify as biracial/black)
    Full Length Drama (about 85 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Aishah Rahman
    $15.00$15.95

    Description

    Subtitled "a light and dark skin comedy," CHIAROSCURO is set on a cruise ship peopled by black singles where "pretty" means light-skinned, and all the men are dark, and Papa Legba, the African trickster spirit, is disguised as a ship steward.


    Production Info

    Cast: 7 total (4 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Kermit Frazier

    Description

    Three Black former high school classmates meet in a mind-twisting, revelatory reunion.


    Production Info

    Cast: 3 total (1 female, 2 male)
    Short Drama (about 35 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Kermit Frazier
    $15.95

    Collection Description

    Five provocative and surprising one-act plays about all manner of need, love, and survival.

  • Steve Carter

    Description

    Picton and Dorcas, ancient now, came to this country with an internal, eternal love that made them blind to the fact that the darker aspects of the elusive Dame Lorraine found homes in the hearts of their eight sons... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (3 female, 2 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 75 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Cassandra Medley

    Description

    Alma tries to reckon with injuries suffered by her beautiful daughter, Monique, while serving in the U... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (4 female)
    Short Drama (about 40 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Reginald Edmund
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    Description

    THE DAUGHTERS OF THE MOON follows a runaway slave girl and a former plantation mistress wanted for murder as they embark on a perilous journey North towards freedom, guided by an Ancient African Goddess.


    Production Info

    Cast: 7 total (7 female, 6 roles are for black actors)
    Full Length Drama (about 105 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Kermit Frazier

    Description

    Two Black Air Force officers struggle to cope with isolation and longing in West Texas.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Short Drama (about 30 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Kermit Frazier

    Description

    In the frightening, chaotic early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Black mother and daughter come together both to grieve and to search for reconciliation.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (2 female)
    Short Drama (about 15 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Eugene O'Neill

    Description

    Brutus Jones sets himself up as monarch of a Caribbean island and exploits his subjects ruthlessly until a uprising forces him to flee for his life... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (3 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 80 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes