Inspired by the 1967 summit of prominent Black athletes who met to question Muhammad Ali about his conscientious objection to military service, this virtual project is a collaboration between playwright Idris Goodwin and director Robert Barry Fleming, with graphic art by Louisville-based artist and illustrator Andy Perez.
Run Time: 25 minutes
This work was supported by a Building Demand for the Arts grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
This vibrant assortment of short plays brings together tales from trailblazing writers whose creative experiments redefined the possibilities of theatre in moments of seismic change. Reimagining works by master dramatists Anton Chekhov, Luigi Pirandello, August Strindberg, and the first surrealist, Guillaume Apollinaire, this lively, eclectic collection reaches into the past and finds surprising echoes in the present.
Run Time: 43 minutes
An unprecedented global pandemic and social unrest embroil the nation in conflict as Romeo and Juliet, the children of sworn enemies, dare to imagine a world where hearts are not ruled by hatred but by love. This visually captivating interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic narrative explores the entrenched divisions that animate contemporary culture—and the tragic costs of intolerance.
Run Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
During a lesson on Rosa Parks, a Latinx kid begins searching for her own people’s place in American history. Performed by a dynamic actress/singer/musician, and infused with a mix of rap, hip-hop, and spoken word, this energetic exploration delves into the experience of growing up in an immigrant family and finding identity in making art.
Run Time: 80 minutes
Cut off from intellectual stimulation and coddled by her physician husband, a woman suffering from a “nervous condition” begins to notice troubling things hiding behind the yellow wallpaper in her bedroom. This animated suspense-thriller breathes new life into Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s feminist masterpiece.
Run Time: 24 minutes
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