NEW PLAY DEVELOPMENT
suffer the children
CENTER OF CREATIVE ARTS - ST. LOUIS
Suffer the Children is a dramatic piece that looks at issues of race, white supremacy, gun violence, and immigration, highlighting the real fears that children, and adults, face today. The play asks St. Louis audiences to lean in and listen to the words and seek restoration through the ideas of our young people. Before the show there will be a discussion with the show's playwright Mariah Richardson and award-winning actress, director, and playwright Regina Taylor.
OCTOBER, 2020 - MR. LEE
the thousand natural shocks
shakespeare festival st. louis
THE THOUSAND NATURAL SHOCKS is a Festival commission about a teen who finds himself through a high school production of HAMLET. Theatre artist Michael Sáenz has adapted his novel of the same title for the stage. Inspired by the It Gets Better campaign, Sáenz tells a coming of age story about bullying, sexual and cultural identity, and the unifying power of theater.
OCTOBER, 2018 - NELS, THOMAS, HOWARD, DUANE
ENVISAGE PLAY FESTIVAL
MADALING SABIHIN (Easy to Say) is a new play by Alegra Batara that follows a Filipinx family's journey through long-held emotional barriers, anger, and grief, and the search for closure.