All Hands On Deck

Posted by MB - July 22, 2020

A new play series created and curated by Antu Yacob:  Conversations with the Ancestors, Past/Present/Future.

Join us for 4 new commissioned works by female-identifying playwrights of the African diaspora:

France-Luce Benson
Nikkole Salter
Banna Desta
and Sienna L. Jones

Directed by Shariffa Ali and Lisa Strum

July 26th 7:00pm

Conceived by Antu Yacob, the series will share different perspectives of the Black experience in America.  Weaving in live music, the series aims to explore theater as ritual and activism in our times. CLICK HERE for a preview of what’s to come from Antu!

On Sunday July 26th, we broadcast live via Project Y Theatre Company’s YouTube page:
www.youtube.com/user/ProjectYNYC

The All Hands on Deck lineup:
Nanã
, by France-Luce Benson
They Live in You, by Sienna L. Jones
Bygone Fruit, by Banna Desta
Ways and Means, by Nikkole Salter

The All Hands On Deck Company:

Actors: Juliette Jeffers, Chantal Jean-Pierre, Terry Burrell, Jazmine Stewart, Candyce Adkins, Brenna Power, and Landon Woodson.
Musicians: Kena Anae and Munit Mesfin
Technician: Neel Murgai
Women in Theatre Festival Producers:
Michole Biancosino & Andrew W. Smith
Graphic Designer/Producer: Christopher Ulloth
Assistants to the Producers: Hadley Evans Nash and Gabrielle Martin

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