Johndca Spencer opens our season with her heartfelt spoken word artistry. This event, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, takes us into her experiences with family violence. She’ll bring us into a world where love and violence reside together. Yet, she’ll leave us with dreams, hope, and a belief that supportive, respectful family life can exist.
We celebrate the close of our fourth season with a special revisit to a new play that provides a different glimpse into the life of Sojourner Truth. TREE provides a playful and inspiring view of Sojourner as her younger self, Isabella Baumfree. We dive into our exploration with jazz music and contemporary movement. We reach […]
Billy Duffy is a trombonist/educator/composer born and raised in New York City. He is a recent graduate of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Billy has performed at venues such at Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Apollo Theater, and many more. Billy is also a private music instructor and has been […]
SPOKEN WORD IN REAL LIFE Featuring the poetry of Johndca Spencer. Feel the Word. Feel Inspired. Feel Joyous. Spend an hour of your afternoon during this Holy season with us. Become Spencered and moved by the soulful music of Billy Duffy. 4/20/2019 4-5 PM Free Admission Limited Seating
Isreal McKinney Scott will lead a creative team featuring Alex Blade Silver, Jose Febus,and Xavier Galva for the staged reading of two new contemporary plays: Happy Meal Also and My Mother My Wife. Men are part of our conversation about women and families.
A student of life, Nzingtha continues to reinforce all things human in each character she plays. From her first role as Lena in the late Gertrude Jeanette’s play A Light in the Cellar, her role as Harriet Tubman in the play Harriet Tubman, The Woman, to her current role as a young African-American student. She […]
Short Plays to Nourish the Mind & Soul is pleased to welcome Cate Bottiglione, featured actor in the revival of Beullah Rising to debut on February 16, 2019 at the George Bruce Library. Cate Bottiglione, SAG-AFTRA/AEA. Cate is a big fan and user of the NYPL, her home location: Aguilar Library on E. 110th St. […]
On January 26th, we will open the year with a special community event. The short play, Baby Doll, will be presented at the George Bruce Library. It will be followed by a panel and small group discussion on the horrific continuation of domestic violence in our community. Written by Cesi Davidson & Directed by Jeannine […]
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