I Shall Not Be Moved | First Draft Reading
This one-woman play by emerging playwright Isaiah Reaves thrillingly recounts the story of his grandmother, a nationally recognized Civil Rights pioneer Betty Daniels Rosemond and her beautiful, horrifying, and trailblazing journey through the American South as one of the first Freedom Riders during the 1960s. Audiences far and wide will experience the internal conflicts and joys of a dark-skinned Black woman’s fearless battle for equity and equality by streaming a reading of the show’s first draft.
Streaming April 19-May 2, 2021
Set from 1953 and traveling to 1985, this 1999 Tony Award for Best Play winner, chronicles the life of trumpet player’s broken family as it navigates the decline of jazz as popular entertainment. Although the musicians are talented players, the nation is changing the channel to rock. “In its depiction of a young man struggling to remain the glue in the troubled marriage of his vacant, trumpet-playing father and unbalanced, alcoholic mother, this lovely play has an abiding power,” says The New York Times.
Streaming March 22-April 11, 2021
20th Century Blues
An impromptu behind-bars snapshot taken during a 1970s protest lockup sparks an eccentric, four-decade friendship between four women. Join them as they navigate the age-old pressures of age, change, and more.
Virtual dramatic reading streaming February 1-28, 2021
Cast featuring Burgess Byrd, Annie Fitzpatrick, Dale Hodges, Regina Pugh, Kate Wilford, and Crystian Wiltshire.