ATLANTA: Actor’s Categorical has launched Digital Downstage: A Theatrical On-line Expertise and introduced a slate of fall 2020 packages to be offered on-line, together with a brand new play studying, weekly monologue sequence, and a one-woman present.
“As theatre companies across Atlanta and the nation continue to assess when we can return to live, in-person programming, we wanted to think about different kinds of work that can resonate with our audiences online,” mentioned creative director Freddie Ashley in an announcement. “We have curated a slate of work that speaks to our current moment in thoughtful and varying ways.”
The programming will start with a free, on-line studying of Hometown Boy (Oct. 4), by Keiko Inexperienced. Donya Ok. Washington will direct this play about James, who returns to his rural Georgia hometown, and the entire long-buried secrets and techniques there, when his father’s habits turns into worryingly erratic.
Starting on Oct. 8, Actor’s Categorical’s YouTube channel will function a weekly monologue sequence. The corporate commissioned three playwrights to create short-form solo efficiency items across the theme of hope for the long run. The sequence will embody you’ll do wonderful issues by Quinn Xavier Hernandez, Towards Pleasure by Amina S. McIntyre, and SpongeBob Spectrum Pineapple Individuals by Avery Sharpe.
Subsequent can be Neat (Nov. 11-25), by Charlayne Woodard, a solo play about Woodard’s aunt that explores embracing womanhood, Blacknees, and the modifications life brings.
To shut out the autumn, Actor’s Categorical is planning a vacation shock this December to ring within the vacation season.
Actor’s Categorical, based in 1988, develops and produces new works and modern performs.
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