A Retreat for Women on April 3rd – You’re Invited

I am so thrilled to be presenting my PR in a Pinch seminar at the Salon Creative Lounge on Sunday at University Settlement. We would love to have you join us. There will be two panels and plethora of workshops. Here's the info as well as the link to the Facebook event. EVENT DATE: Sunday, … Continue reading A Retreat for Women on April 3rd – You’re Invited

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Chip Bolcik & Ferry Limbo

Playwright’s Name: Chip Bolcik Tell us about your latest project:  Ferry Limbo is a play I wrote to honor my friend John, who died 21 years ago from a rare bone cancer. The play does not focus on the actual events of his life, but rather on the kind of person he was. This play is … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Chip Bolcik & Ferry Limbo

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Anghus Houvouras & Dine & Dash

Playwright’s Name: Anghus Houvouras Tell us about your latest project:   Dine and Dash is a dark comedy about a blind date that takes some sinister twists and turns. She wants to get into his head. He wants to get up her skirt. By the end of the night, only one of them will survive. What … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Anghus Houvouras & Dine & Dash

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Tommy Jamerson & Rags to Bitches

Playwright's Name: Tommy Jamerson Tell us about your latest project: RAGS TO BITCHES: A Battle of Wits & Wigs tells the tawdry and bawdy story of two long-time drag rivals duking it out backstage at the US Open's Legs Drag Pageant. But tucked under the sequins and just beyond the duct tape, there's also a tale … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Tommy Jamerson & Rags to Bitches

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Irene Hernandez & One Size Fits All

Playwright's Name:  Irene Hernandez Tell us about your latest project:  One Size Fits All - a one act play about women of different sizes and shapes trying on clothes in a department store fitting room. Out of frustration, the women break the fourth wall and confide in the audience about their experiences with insecurity, body … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Irene Hernandez & One Size Fits All

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Matthew Widman & Stop and Frisk

Playwright's Name:  Matthew Widman Tell us about your latest project:  Stop and Frisk is a social drama about a stop and frisk encounter in an urban park between two plainclothes police officers and two young men heading to work. It's fiction but it's a composite based on media accounts, posted footage, personal experience and the … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Matthew Widman & Stop and Frisk

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Dean Preston & Canned Laughter

Playwright's Name:  Dean Preston Tell us about your latest project:  Canned Laughter is a modern American play that uses classic conventions of 'three men sitting and talking about God, Race and Religion and turns them on it's head. What excites you about being a part of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival? I've known about the … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Dean Preston & Canned Laughter

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Afrika Brown & Strange Fruit Redux

Playwright's Name: Afrika Brown Tell us about your latest project:  Strange Fruit Redux is a series of poem monologues mixed with music and sio-political, pop culture sound bites geared to show the fears and frustrations of the modern day black man.   It was written in 2015 as a cry for change and the opportunity to create … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Afrika Brown & Strange Fruit Redux

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Anthony B. Knight & No Cowards In Our Band

Playwright’s Name: Anthony B. Knight, Jr. Tell us about your latest project: This project is a performance piece and concert and was created to tell important Civil War and Reconstruction stories. It also was created to showcase the beauty and the power of the Negro spiritual. The stories that are told begin with that of nineteenth-century … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Anthony B. Knight & No Cowards In Our Band

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Clyve Lagerquist & In the Library

Playwright’s Name: Clyve Lagerquist Tell us about your latest project:  A short but intense play, In the Library is a claustrophobic meditation on suspense and suspicion in the wake of tragedy and personal fear in the anonymity of mass shootings. What excites you about being a part of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival? I'm ecstatic to … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Clyve Lagerquist & In the Library