In 2008, Danielle Drakes founded TheHegira as a commitment to showcasing the stories of women of color. Now, after two years of mentorship at the Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint, her theatre company makes one of its boldest brush strokes yet. Using bright red — the most vital color of all — they’ve painted Suzan-Lori […]
Kavita (Lynette Rathnam) hasn’t given up on reality entirely. She’s just decided to bookmark it for a while. And why not, when there’s another story to live, a warm, rich world lying beyond the curve of each turned page? Kavita has put all of her earthly love into her copy of Jane Austen’s “Pride and […]
The multi-layered story sparkles with contemporary urban flair, tantalizing terms and expressions, and move ‘yo body rhythms in this beat-filled portrait of an artist as a young girl.
Friendship, love, art, obsession, addiction, betrayal, sex, abduction, and murder, sprinkled with hints of incest and family fun-loving cannibalism for good measure.
This workshop production of Anna K provides a unique look at a well-worn tale. The adaptation by Jacqueline E. Lawton, set in 1920’s Paris, drops hints about pivotal social change along with elements of hedonism, early Dada artistic expressionism, and of course, the ever present tug of love and duty. So many disparate elements would […]