PERFORMANCES

Playwright Deletta Gillespie - a middle-aged Black woman with dreadlocks and a gentle smile

Held Over Through August 8! • THE MAGIC CITY MASSACRE • Video-on-Demand June 19-July 4 2021

selections of the play by DELETTA GILLESPIE
Video-on-Demand of our Zoom event from June 2020 about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Post-show discussion includes DARYL DAVIS, noted for his work convincing Klansmen to leave and denounce the KKK.
Closed Captioning Available.
Situated in the fictional Museum of Conveniently Forgotten History, “The Magic City Massacre” tells the story of one of the most prosperous black communities in the history of the United States, how Tulsa came to be the site of the worst incidence of civil unrest second only to the Civil War, and why almost one-hundred years later, most
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A rehearsal of Serious Play's "Moving Water" showing 3 actors in front of a projected image in blues, aquas and purples. A wavy, watery image, it shows one of the actors faces at the top of the frame. In front of the projection an actress stands left of a table looking out at us. She is lit from the left side. The rest of her body is shadowed. She is next to a table filled with glass paraphernalia. A man is is seated behind the table in shadow pouring water into a glass. A 3rd man sits at the table opposite the woman. He is lit from the left and we can see that he is reading a piece of paper.

MOVING WATER • ONLINE: July 30 & 31 at 8pm; Aug. 1 at 4pm (Live performances July 22-25 SOLD OUT.)

a devised theatre production by SERIOUS PLAY THEATRE ENSEMBLE written by ERIC HENRY SANDERS, with music by JONNY RODGERS, directed by SHERYL STOODLEY, designed by ROBIN DOTY, lighting by SABRINA HAMILTON with KERMIT DUNKELBERG, XIMENA CALDERÓN, WILL SWYERS
Ko Theater Works/Ko Festival, Associate Producer
LIVE for a limited audience, ages 12 and up, at APE@Hawley, Northampton MA
ONLINE, with closed captioning available.
During a pandemic exacerbated by threatening storms, three apartment dwellers are thrown together in an existential struggle hinging on their personal stances on climate change and a developing water crisis. Zara, Pakistani immigrant and
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Man in Hawaiian shirt on beach with palm trees and cell towers behind him surrounded by 3 L Lego "Hawaii Five-G" figures.

HAWAII FIVE-G: Canary in the Gold Mine • NEW DATES! ONLINE: Nov. 12 & 13 at 8pm; Nov 14 at 4pm

PITI THEATRE COMPANY
Written and performed by Jonathan Mirin
With a partner sickened by electro-hypersensitivity (a.k.a. “microwave sickness”) Mirin has become part of a landmark suit against the FCC. During the pandemic he’s felt compelled to transform what could be an earnest public health lecture into a fun and compelling dive into the opposing forces of corporate profit vs. public safety. Created for the web, Mirin's eco-justice mockumentary is like theatre…but flatter! After raiding his son's Lego stash...
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2020 WORKSHOPS

WRITING FROM STILLNESS, SPEAKING FROM SILENCE: Contemplative Practice for Writers

WRITING FROM STILLNESS, SPEAKING FROM SILENCE: Contemplative Practice for Writers

with JUANITA ROCKWELL
FOR 2021, 2 NEW 2-DAY VERSIONS OF THIS ONLINE WORKSHOP WILL BE OFFERED MAY 15-16 & AND JULY 10-11, WITH AN ADVANCED TRAINING JULY 18-19.  More info coming soon.
The world is begging us to find new ways of being together, being in the world, being creative, being with ourselves. In this online workshop, you will learn contemplative practices of body, energy and mind, and how to integrate them with writing prompts structured to undo restrictive habits of writing and thinking. Together, these new habits can become a daily practice of access to the stillness and
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FIRST PERSON: Crafting Your Story for Performance

FIRST PERSON: Crafting Your Story for Performance

with GERARD STROPNICKY, Co-Founder, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
Dates TBA
Why do some stories – some performances – spark your imagination, set fire to your soul, and leave you transformed, while others just sit there? Is it the content, or the telling? The framing, or the style? Can story be employed to bring laughter, or tears, or understanding, or lasting social change, or…
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