PERFORMANCES

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, 2021 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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Playwright Deletta Gillespie - a middle-aged Black woman with dreadlocks and a gentle smile

Held Over Through August 8, 2021! • 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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2021 WORKSHOPS

TRANSFORMING YOUR WRITING BY RESTING YOUR MIND

TRANSFORMING YOUR WRITING BY RESTING YOUR MIND

A meditation and writing workshop with JUANITA ROCKWELL
MAY 15-16 & OR JULY 10-11. 
Whether we write for our own pleasure or for others, to be read on the page or to be spoken aloud, we want our writing to reflect our experience of the world. But our habitual thinking and the ways we tell these stories become a kind of spell of doing, of busy-ness; a spell that binds us, separates us from others, and limits our authentic expression. If we release this imprint of Doing, what might happen if we can rest in the stillness, silence and spaciousness of our Being? In this two-day, small group workshop, you will learn practices that will ...
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TRANSFORMING YOUR WRITING BY CLEARING YOUR MIND (level 2)

TRANSFORMING YOUR WRITING BY CLEARING YOUR MIND (level 2)

A meditation and writing workshop with JUANITA ROCKWELL
JULY 17-18
A spacious and lively restfulness can be more elusive than we might think. In this workshop we will explore practices that work with breath and body to refresh and clear obstacles of aversion, attachment and confusion. These energetic practices can facilitate a more open and aware resting of your mind in stillness, silence and spaciousness. They can also stimulate memory, imagery and imagination that can enrich our writing and our lives. The first day of this small group workshop focuses on ...
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