PARITY PLAYS: Chisa Hutchinson on June 14th

Posted by MB - June 8, 2015



Parity Plays continues with a reading of a new play by Chisa Hutchinson, Mama’s Gonna Buy You,  on Sunday, June 14th at Cap21 Studios (18W18th Street).  Chisa’s play takes on themes of white appropriation, the power of wealth, and powerlessness of poverty.  This funny and moving play raises questions of entitlement and who “deserves” to be a parent.  The reading will be directed by Jade King Caroll and will feature a talented cast of over 50% Women (per our Parity Plays mission).  Please join us for this FREE programming.

Mama’s Gonna Buy You

by Chisa Hutchinson

directed by Jade King Carroll

Sunday, June 14th at 7pm

Cap 21 Studio 505 (18W18th Street)


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A play about entitlement, race, and who deserves to be a parent


Chisa Hutchinson (B.A. Vassar College; M.F.A NYU – Tisch School of the Arts) has happily presented her plays DIRT RICH, SHE LIKE GIRLS,THIS IS NOT THE PLAY, SEX ON SUNDAY, TUNDE’S TRUMPET, THE SUBJECT, MAMA’S GONNA BUY YOU, SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER, ALONDRA WAS HERE and DEAD & BREATHING at such venues as the Lark Play Development Center, SummerStage, Atlantic Theater Company, Working Man’s Clothes Productions, the BE Company, Partial Comfort Productions, Mad Dog Theater Company, the Wild Project, Rattlestick Theater, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the South Orange Performing Arts Center, the Contemporary American Theater Festival, and the Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey. She has been a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a Lark Fellow, a Resident at the William Inge Center for the Arts, a New York NeoFuturist and a staff writer for the Blue Man Group, and is currently a second-year member of New Dramatists. Chisa has won a GLAAD Award, the John Golden Award for Excellence in Playwriting, a Lilly Award, a New York Innovative Theatre Award, the Paul Green Award, a Helen Merrill Award, the Lanford Wilson Award, and has been a finalist for the highly coveted PoNY Fellowship. A recent foray into screenwriting won her Best Narrative Short at the Sonoma International Film Festival. By day, Chisa writes copy for a retail company. To learn more, visit .


Chisa Hutchinson

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