Category Archives: Community

May 2016 Community Night

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Have Pages? Monday’s Community is for you – Playwrights – Bring 10 pages of new work / work you want to hear and Actors, bring yourselves for the opportunity to cold read new work! Monday, May 23, 2016 7:30pm @nancy … Continue reading

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Special Black History Month 2016 Events

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HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH! Something feels different this year about Black History Month – namely #oscarssowhite… If one can call it a movement, then maybe we are in the midst of real change. Spike Lee wants us, black creators, “In … Continue reading

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Blackboard seeks Digital Associate Intern

Are you a fit? Submit your resume – we’d love to meet you! Continue reading

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HowlRound Interview with Karen Evans – Black Women’s Playwrights Group

Almeria and I were honored to be asked by Alexis Clements (Women in Theatre co-editor) to interview Karen Evans of Black Women’s Playwright’s Group in Washington, D.C. WIT (Women in Theatre) is an annual magazine published by The League of … Continue reading

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Live on our 4th Birthday!

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Did you remember?! We’re 4 years old now!! September 2008, we began with hopes of creating a community devoted to Black artists throughout the African Diaspora! It’s been a great couple of years, and we have the cell to thank! … Continue reading

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Inspirational rhythms

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I love community nights! I love them for their unexpectedness! Monday, June 11th brought 4 new playwrights who presented their work. The vibe was perfect, and as they entered the front door of the cell on 23rd -conversations started naturally. … Continue reading

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Final Community Night of 2012

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The Final Community Night of 2012 is Monday, June 12, 2012 7:30pm Community Nights have become a staple of Blackboard and set us apart from all the rest. Think of it as an open mic for playwrights. PLAYWRIGHTS bring your … Continue reading

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