CURRENT PROJECTS

American Slavery Project

FACING OUR TRUTH:
Ten Minute Plays On Trayvon, Race and Privilege

 

In light of the George Zimmerman verdict, The New Black Fest commissioned six very diverse playwrights to write 10-minute plays on the topic of Trayvon Martin, race and/or privilege. Facing Our Truth's purpose is to incite serious discussion in our collective communities around these urgent issues. 

 

The Playwrights:

Dominique Morisseau

Winter Miller

Dan O'Brien (with the 2013 Grammy Award Winning Quetzal Flores)

Marcus Gardley

Mona Mansour and Tala Manassah 

A. Rey Pamatmat

 

 

The following theaters and institutions have presented or produced

Facing Our Truth

 

National Black Theatre (New York City)

Center Theatre Group (Los Angeles)

The Public Theater (New York City)

The Goodman Theater (Chicago)

New World Performance Lab/Center for Applied Theater and Active Culture (Akron)

Woolly Mammoth/African Continuum Theater (D.C)

Baltimore Center Stage (Baltimore)

Philips Academy (Andover, MA)

Facing Race (Dallas)

Hansberry Project (Seattle)

Brava Theater (San Francisco)

and more...

 

 

For more info on Facing Our Truth

contact Keith Josef Adkins at newblackfestival@gmail.com

 

FACING OUR TRUTH is NOT associated with The Trayvon Martin Foundation.