African American

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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... [read more]


    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
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    Aishah Rahman
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    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
  • 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
  • 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
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    Michael Bradford
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    Description

    Marcus, his father Leon, and grandfather Bernard confront a history of absence, mistakes, mistrust, and broken promises as they strive to redefine themselves as fathers and sons.


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (1 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Kermit Frazier
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    Description

    With an important piece of legislation pending, treatment for a serious illness about to begin, and engagement to a woman half his age in the balance, a first-term City Councilman in Washington, D... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Y York
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    Description

    Trapped by a storm in the office of the environmental organization for which they work, Antony and Janna find that their views on race and the environment have the power to send them back in time to discover how closely related they really are.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 75 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Michael Henry Brown
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    Description

    Described by the New York Times as "a threatening portrait of urban insanity. A drug lord is king, corruption is endemic and parents instill offspring with perverse values... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 7 total (3 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 125 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Lonnie Carter

    Description

    THE GULLIVER TRILOGY presents the adventures of its hero, Lemuel Louis Gulliver, Citizen Candidate of the World, an extraordinary everyman, whose picaresque life begins in 1942 on Chicago's great South Side... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (4 female, 4 male, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Lonnie Carter

    Description

    THE GULLIVER TRILOGY presents the adventures of its hero, Lemuel Louis Gulliver, Citizen Candidate of the World, an extraordinary everyman, whose picaresque life begins in 1942 on Chicago's great South Side... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (4 female, 4 male, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Steve Carter

    Description

    Two baby-faced would-be criminals decide to rob the home of two women of advanced age who live in contention with their past, their present, their future, and each other... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male, 2 children)
    Full Length Drama (about 85 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Kermit Frazier
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    Description

    An African American college professor who is feeling stuck both in his life and in his world of words meets a female African American student who comes to represent for him a dangerous kind of renewal and redemption, one that leads to tragedy for two disparate families... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (3 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 115 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes