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The 2001 - 2002 Season

The 2001 - 2002 Season

 
The 2001 Youth or Dare Tour

Fall 2001
Presented by Young Playwrights’ Theater in cooperation with African Continuum Theatre Company

Plays:

Why Buy The Cow?

By Kellie Wade

Shaina’s Cutting

By Sade Green

The Truth Amongst Three

By Max A Roque

Leaving Home

By Mayer Mazariegos

Peasant Revolt

By Cameron Byrd

 Conditional Love

By Chaunetta L Jones

 Whatever You Do, Don’t Say… !

By Helen Li

Liar Man/Liar Parrot

By Jose Martinez

Directors:

Nick Olcott
Hugo Medrano
Lee Mikeska Gardner
Jennifer L. Nelson
Tom Prewitt
Karen Zacarias

 Journey from PAGE-to-STAGE Festival

Empower Plays

By Danielle Kelley, Judy Torres, Yesenia Nunez, Zainep Mahmoud, and Cecelia Jenkins

Director

          Karen Zacarais

Venue

          John F Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Don’t Ask For Directions

A New Performance by Spoken Resistance

Venue

          Josephine Butler Parks Center
 
With a special opening reading by San Francisco-based Salvadoran Poet Leticia Hernandez-Linares
 

The Art of Playmaking

April 8, 2002
 
            AFI Theater at the John F Kennedy Center
           
            In association with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
 
            Plays
Family Life
By Martin Washington
No Deal
By Scimone Jackson
The Human Cannonball
By Yesenia Nunez
A Lesson in Forgiveness
By Michelle Wheatley
The Make-up Test
By Donte Kersey
When Georgia Comes Home
By Paloma Ellis
Catnip
By Letitia Cetiha
Actors
            Nkiyah Flanagan
            Gbenga Akinnagbe
            Gwendolyn Briley-Strand
            Grace Eboigbe
            Lolita Christina Foster
            Michael Jerome Johnson
            Kimberly Schraf
            Trenton Wagler
Guest Emcee
Cameron Byrd
Director
Tom Prewitt, Associate Artistic Director, Woolly Mammoth
Playwriting Teachers/Dramaturgs
Fillmore Arts Center
Karen Zacarias
Joy Jones
Hine Junior High School
Michele Elliott
Trenton Wagler, Assistant
Mary Williams, Creative Writing Teacher

 

Empower Play Festival 2002

Spring 2002
Folger Shakespeare Library

Plays:

Fear and the Pope

By Nick Jost, Wilson Senior High School

Anden and Tetrah

By Keith Andrews, School Without Walls

Ringmaster

By Adrienne Finucane, Wilson Senior High School

The Bathroom

By Lucy Witt, Wilson Senior High School

Untitled

By Rudolph Yelverton, Cardozo High School

Rare and Exotic

By Josh Perles, Wilson Senior High School

Giving

By Shuk-Kuen Chiu, Bell Multicultural High School

Unforgettable

By Zainep Mahmoud , Banneker Academic

Directors

Faedra Chatard Carpenter
Josette Marina Murray 

Dramaturgs

Michelle Elliot
Joy Jones
Ernie Joselovitz
Cathy Madison
Elizabeth Pringle

Venue

 Folger Shakespeare Library

Actors

          Peggy Chang
          Kelly Gardner
          Tara Garwood
          Nehal Joshi
          Korrine Loynes
          Michael Garcia Mack
          Rahaleh Nassri
          Patricia Penn
          Peter Pereyra
          Gregory Reid
          DaRon Ross
          Jolene Vettese
          Saskia Devries