The 2020-21 season kicks off this Friday, OCTOBER 23 at 8PM EST with a live, virtual reading of Ole White Sugah Daddy, in partnership with AYE DEFY (founded by Mirirai Sithole, School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play). Written by Obehi Janice (Hulu's "Castle Rock") and directed by Caitlin Sullivan (Hundred Days, The Lucky Ones), Ole White Sugah Daddy was originally commissioned by SpeakEasy Stage Company and subsequently developed at SPACE on Ryder Farm, WP Theater, Colt Coeur, The Lark Play Development Center and AYE DEFY. The play was selected to be a part of the 2019 Parity Plays Festival reading series, produced by WP Theater in partnership with Colt Coeur at HERE Arts Center.
News About Ole White Sugah Daddy at WP Theater
WP Theater Announces 2020-2021 Season
October 20, 2020
WP Theater has announced their 2020-21 Season, which will continue to lift up the work of Women+ theater artists in creative new ways that reflect these unprecedented times. The full programming details and timing of events in 2021 will be announced at a later date.
Colt Coeur & WP Theater Announce 5th Annual PARITY PLAYS FESTIVAL
January 10, 2019
Colt Coeur and WP Theater announce the programming for the annual Parity Plays Festival reading series, which celebrates the work of female and trans playwrights and directors. The festival will consist of four plays by Kate Cortesi, Obehi Janice, Lily Padilla, and WP Lab alum Sylvia Khoury. Parity Plays will take place from February 1-9, 2019 at HERE Arts Center, 145 6th Avenue. Tickets are free, and can be reserved at: https://wptheater.org/show/parity-plays-festival.