So EXCITED to join the artists, playwrights, actor, directors of the worldwide Theatre Movement! Chicago to UK to Toronto, and beyond…
Black Lives, Black Words
THE 38TH RHUBARB FESTIVAL
12 ALEXANDER STREET //
TORONTO M4Y 1B4
February 24 + 25, 2017 // 10:00PM // in the chamber
Local black playwrights write ten-minute plays responding to the theme “Do Black Lives Matter today?” The project that has explored the Black diaspora experience in Chicago, Minneapolis, and London, UK, gets its first Toronto iteration, in a partnership between Rhubarb, Obsidian Theatre, and the National Arts Centre.
project creator Reginald Edmund
organizers Reginald Edmund + Luke Reece
writers Leelee Davis, Kanika Ambrose, Jordan Laffrenier, Tawiah Ben Eben M’Carthy, Motion, Luke Reece + Meghan Swaby
performers Akousa Amor-Adem, Shomari Downer, Virgillia Griffith, Cassandre Mentor + Nabo Nabea
directors Audrey Dwyer + Jamie Robinson
In rehearsal for LIVING THE BLACK BODY by MOTION, at the Rhubarb Festival 2017.