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Aziza Barnes

 

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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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Jeremy O. Harris, Aziza Barnes

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Jeremy O. Harris, Aziza Barnes Photo

Jeremy O. Harris, Aziza Barnes

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Aziza Barnes

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05/10/2019
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Aziza Barnes

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Marie Botha, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Aziza Barnes, Chris Myers, Coral Pena, Robe Photo

Marie Botha, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Aziza Barnes, Chris Myers, Coral Pena, Robert O'Hara, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy

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Aziza Barnes News

MCC Theater Announces Audition Dates for 2022-23 MCC Youth Company Performance & Play Photo MCC Theater Announces Audition Dates for 2022-23 MCC Youth Company Performance & Playwriting Labs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

MCC Theater has announced the return of their full in-person season for the¬†MCC Youth Company¬†and¬†Student Matinee¬†programs after operating remotely and in a hybrid program for the last two seasons. MCC will be hosting a two day in-person audition on¬†Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21, 2022, from 4:30 ‚Äď 6:30pm.

BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Full Cast & Creative Team Photo BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Full Cast & Creative Team
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022

Founding Artistic Director George Strus has announced the complete cast and additional creative team members for the inaugural Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival. Curated by Strus, Dominique Rider and Josephine Kearns, Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival will feature seven evenings of work created and developed by TNB2S+ theatermakers.

Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October Photo Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Ars Nova and PlayCo will present the world premiere of HOUND DOG by 2019 Ars Nova resident artist Melis Aker. Directed by Machel Ross with music by Aker and the Lazours, this cross-cultural jam-session-meets-play explores the winding path towards forgiveness and belonging.

PlayCo Announces Productions Through Fall 2023, Including the World Premiere of 9 KIN Photo PlayCo Announces Productions Through Fall 2023, Including the World Premiere of 9 KINDS OF SILENCE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

PlayCo has announced its programming through 2023‚ÄĒthree plays that, in radically disparate styles, offer generous and probing explorations of human connection across the complexities of geopolitics, cultural identity, and elaborate workplace lunches.

Ars Nova Announces 'Name Your Price' Tickets for 20th Anniversary Season Photo Ars Nova Announces 'Name Your Price' Tickets for 20th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

Ars Nova has announced details for its 20th Anniversary Season, which introduces the What’s Ars Is Yours: Name Your Price ticket initiative.

FRIGID New York Will Present The Fire This Time Festival Reading Series Next Month Photo FRIGID New York Will Present The Fire This Time Festival Reading Series Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

FRIGID New York will present season 13 of The Fire This Time Festival reading series featuring presentations of projects by playwrights Niccolo Aeed, Cyrus Aaron, Jay Mazyck and Deneen Reynolds-Knott.

L Morgan Lee Joins Creative Team for BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL - Playing T Photo L Morgan Lee Joins Creative Team for BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL - Playing This October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2022

Tony Award nominee¬†L Morgan Lee¬†(she/her,¬†A Strange Loop) will direct the final evening of¬†Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival¬†‚Äď an evening of 15 newly commissioned monologues created by members of the TNB2S+ community - on¬†Sunday October 16¬†at¬†7:00pm¬†at¬†Theatre Row‚Äôs first floor space,¬†Theatre One.

BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Inaugural Lineup Featuring Work by TNB Photo BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Inaugural Lineup Featuring Work by TNB2S+ Theatermakers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

Founding Artistic Director George Strus (they/he) has announced the line-up for the inaugural Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival. Curated by Strus, Dominique Rider and Josephine Kearns (she/her), Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival will feature seven evenings of work created and developed by TNB2S+ theatermakers.

Center Theatre Group Announces Six Commissions of Woman-Identifying or Non-Binary Bla Photo Center Theatre Group Announces Six Commissions of Woman-Identifying or Non-Binary Black Playwrights
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022

Center Theatre Group is announcing six new commissions as an extension of Not a Moment, But a Movement initiative created to amplify, center and celebrate Black voices.

Cast Announced for 13th Annual The Fire This Time Festival Photo Cast Announced for 13th Annual The Fire This Time Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

FRIGID New York will present the 13th Annual The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater, July 7-10. The festival will feature World Premiere 10-minute plays by early career and under-represented playwrights from the African diaspora, co-directed by Zhailon Levingston and actor, writer, director and TFTT alum Tracey Conyer Lee. 

Aziza Barnes Videos

VIDEO: MCC LiveLabs Presents FRANKIE & WILL By Talene Monahon VideoVIDEO: MCC LiveLabs Presents FRANKIE & WILL By Talene Monahon
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2020

This week, MCC's LiveLab virtual one act play festival LiveLabs presents a reading of Frankie & Will by Talene Monahon, directed by Jaki Bradley.

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's BLKS! VideoBWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's BLKS!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 29, 2019

MCC Theater will soon present the New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast will feature Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Pe√Īa. The creative team for BLKS includes scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Alex Jainchill, sound design by Palmer Hefferan, and casting by Telsey + Company/Adam Caldwell,CSA, William Cantler, CSA, Karyn Casl, CSA. The Production Stage Manager is Brett Anders.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with BLKS Playwright Aziza Barnes VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with BLKS Playwright Aziza Barnes
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of BLKS by award-winning poet and playwright Aziza Barnes and directed by Nataki Garrett. An uproarious and frank play, the acclaimed Chicago-based cast features ensemble member Namir Smallwood (Justin /Sosa/Dominican Dude) with Leea Ayers (June), Nora Carroll (Octavia), Celeste Cooper (Imani), Danielle Davis (Ry) and Kelly O'Sullivan (That Bitch on the Couch/White Woman). Below, check out an interview with playwright Aziza Barnes as she talks about BLKS!

Video: Steppenwolf Announces BLKS SALON SERIES VideoVideo: Steppenwolf Announces BLKS SALON SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2017

In conjunction with the world premiere of BLKS by acclaimed poet/playwright Aziza Barnes this December, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has collaborated with Barnes to bring a beautiful lineup of Black artists, queer artists, women-identified artists, artists of color and their communities to Steppenwolf's LookOut Series. The BLKS Salon Series celebrates the themes and conversations sparked by Barnes's play an ingenious portrait of a day in the life of four young black women in New York City.


Aziza Barnes Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Aziza Barnes written?
Aziza Barnes has written 1 shows including BLKS (Playwright).