May 10 at 7PM –
May 16 at 11:59PM
May 17 at 7PM –
May 23 at 11:59PM
May 24 at 7PM –
May 30 at 11:59PM
ALL TICKETS ARE COMPLIMENTARY.
STREAMING MAY 10 at 7PM – MAY 16 at 11:59PM
BY DANIELLE STAGGER
DIRECTED BY PATRICIA McGREGOR
STREAMING MAY 17 at 7PM – MAY 23 at 11:59PM
BY ELIANA PIPES
DIRECTED BY SAMMI CANNOLD
STREAMING MAY 24 at 7PM – MAY 30 at 11:59PM
BY JOHNNY G. LLOYD
DIRECTED BY TAYLOR REYNOLDS
DANIELLE STAGGER (PLAYWRIGHT)
Danielle Stagger is a playwright and performer from Queens, NY. Danielle’s plays largely explore questions of performativity, respectability, and shame through a lens of the appropriate and the forbidden. Her work prioritizes the authentic presence of Blackness, queerness, and womanhood both on and off stage. She holds a B.A. in Theater and Performance Studies from Stanford University and is currently pursuing an MFA in Playwriting at the Yale School of Drama.
PATRICIA McGREGOR (DIRECTOR)
Born in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Patricia McGregor (Director) is a director and writer working in theater, TV/film and music. McGregor has twice been profiled by The New York Times for her direction of world premieres. Productions include Lights Out: Nat “King” Cole (co-writer and director, Geffen Playhouse, People’s Light); Sisters In Law (Wallis Annenberg) What You Are, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Measure for Measure (The Old Globe); Skeleton Crew (Geffen Playhouse); Good Grief (Center Theater Group); Hamlet (The Public Theater); Place (BAM); The Parchman Hour (The Guthrie Theater); Ugly Lies the Bone (Roundabout Theatre Company); brownsville song… (Lincoln Center); Indomitable: James Brown (The Apollo); Holding It Down(Metropolitan Museum); A Raisin in the Sun, The Winter’s Tale, Spunk (California Shakespeare Theater); Adoration of the Old Woman (INTAR); Blood Dazzler (Harlem Stage); Four Electric Ghosts (The Kitchen) and the world premiere of Hurt Village (Signature Theatre Company). She served as Associate Director of Fela! on Broadway. For many years she has directed “The 24-Hour Plays” on Broadway. She served as director for HBO emerging writer’s showcase and tour consultant to Raphael Saadiq and J Cole. Her short film “Good Grief” will premiere this year. Additionally, she was a directing shadow on HBO’s “Lovecraft Country.” She co-founded Angela’s Pulse with her sister, choreographer, and organizer Paloma McGregor, and sits on the advisory board and is Artist in Residence for Adam Driver’s Arts In the Armed Forces and serves on the advisory board for the Parent Artist Advocacy League. She is a member of the National Theater's International Director's Lab, a Usual Suspect at New York Theater Workshop, and a former Van Lier Directing Fellow at Second Stage Theater. McGregor attended the Yale School of Drama, where she was a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow and Artistic Director of the Yale Cabaret.
KYLE BELTRAN, MOLLY CAMP, JULIANA CANFIELD, JESSICA FRANCES DUKES, TESS FRAZER, BRAD HEBERLEE, MATTHEW JEFFERS, NAOMI LORRAIN, TIFFANY MANN, MARIA-CHRISTINA OLIVERAS, JEENA YI
ELIANA PIPES (PLAYWRIGHT)
Eliana Pipes is a playwright, actor, and filmmaker. She’s the 2019 recipient of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women and the 2019 Leah Ryan Fund Prize for Emerging Women Writers. Her work has been developed or presented at the NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Workshop, Ars Nova ANT Fest, San Diego Rep New Latinx Plays Festival, Two River Theater Crossing Borders Festival, The Fire This Time Festival, and the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival. She’s the recipient of the KCACTF Ken Ludwig Scholarship, the WAVE Grant through Wavelength Productions, and a two-time Finalist for the O’Neill National Playwright’s Conference. She received a BA in English from Columbia University, and has just completed the coursework on an MFA in Playwriting from Boston University.
SAMMI CANNOLD (DIRECTOR)
Sammi Cannold (Director) is a theater and film director who is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, class of 2019. Recent theater credits include Evita (New York City Center), Endlings (New York Theatre Workshop, A.R.T.), Ragtime on Ellis Island, Violet on a moving bus (A.R.T.), and Allegory (La Jolla Playhouse WOW). In film world, Sammi just completed her first documentary feature The Show Must Go On, filmed in South Korea and the UK. Upcoming projects include Carmen (Lincoln Center w. MasterVoices), four new musicals, and two feature films. Associate director credits include the Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre... (dir. Rachel Chavkin). Sammi has also served as an Artistic Fellow at the A.R.T., a member of Cirque du Soleil's Creative Cognoscenti, and a Sundance Institute Fellow. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.A. from Harvard University. www.sammicannold.com. @sammi.cannold
CAMILA CANÓ-FLAVIÁ, ZABRYNA GUEVARA, KAT McNAMARA
JOHNNY G. LLOYD (PLAYWRIGHT)
Johnny G. Lloyd is a New York-based writer and producer. As a playwright, his work has been produced at The Tank, The Corkscrew Festival, and Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, and has been developed at JAG Productions, 59E59, Dixon Place, Judson Memorial Church, Theatre Lab at Florida Atlantic University, Fringe NYC and more. As a writer, Johnny has collaborated with companies such as Theater in Quarantine and SalonSeance. Member of the 2020-2021 Clubbed Thumb Early-Career Writers Group; previously a member of the 2019-2020 Liberation Theatre Company’s Writing Residency. Johnny was a semi-finalist for the 2018 Open-Application Commission at Clubbed Thumb and a finalist for the 2020 Columbia@Roundabout Reading Series. He is the Director of Artistic Development at The Tank and Producing Director for InVersion Theatre. jglloyd.com
TAYLOR REYNOLDS (DIRECTOR)
Taylor Reynolds (Director) is a New York-based director from Chicago and one of the Producing Artistic Leaders of OBIE-winning The Movement Theatre Company in Harlem. She has worked as a director, assistant, and collaborator with companies including Keen Company, Clubbed Thumb, Page 73, Baltimore Center Stage, Signature Theatre Company, Ars Nova, MCC, and The 24 Hour Plays. Selected directing credits: Digging in the Dark (Keen Company), Tambo & Bones (2021/2022 season at Playwrights Horizons/CTG), Richard & Jane & Dick & Sally (Baltimore Center Stage/Playwrights Realm), Tough (AADA), Plano (Clubbed Thumb, Drama Desk nom. for Best Director), Songs About Trains (Radical Evolution), Allond(r)a (New Georges Audrey Residency), Think Before You Holla (creator/deviser). She is a New Georges Affiliated Artist, 2017-2018 Clubbed Thumb Directing Fellow, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab alum., and member of SDC. BFA, Carnegie Mellon University. www.iamtaylorreynolds.com