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Lots of Love for Wedding Band, and more Hansberry Project News! 

Submitted by Bobbin Ramsey on September 21, 2016 - 1:00pm

Directed by Professor and Head of Performance, Valerie Curtis-Newton, Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White by Alice Childress presented by the Intiman Theatre, has been getting rave reviews. Rich Smith from The Stranger wrote "You'll want to see it once, and then see it again, just so you can feel like you caught everything," while Dusty Somers at the Seattle Times called it "beautiful," and that "it continues to affirm the vitality of the work of an underappreciated, underproduced playwright." 

The production runs through October 2nd at the Jones Playhouse, and tickets can be purchased by heading over to The production features the acting talent of Jason Sanford (PATP '11) and Amanda Hilson (PATP '14), and the design work of Jennifery Zeyl (MFA '03), Matt Starritt (BA '05), Robert Aguilar (BA Alum), and Matthew Webb (MFA '2018)

The Hansberry Project also continues the celebration of it's 10-year anniversary with the Black Woman Wisdom Summit: A Celebration of Black Women Playwrights. This hosted gathering  features talented Black Women Playwrights from around the country. A convening of artists in various stages of their careers will come to Seattle to share their experiences and offer a new perspective on the state of the field. We are inviting you to join us for a public conversation on September 24. Come hear their unique perspective! The list of writers includes: Regina Taylor, Dominique Morisseau, Lisa B. Thompson, Lydia Diamond and Chisa Hutchison.

September 24th at 2:00pm at the Jones Playhouse. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.