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James Anthony Tyler

 
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James Anthony Tyler is the recipient of the 3rd Annual Horton Foote Playwriting Award. He is also one of the inaugural playwrights to receive a commission from Audible’s emerging playwrights fund. His plays include Artney Jackson (World Premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2018 Edgerton ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
James Anthony Tyler is the recipient of the 3rd Annual Horton Foote Playwriting Award. He is also one of the inaugural playwrights to receive a commission from Audible’s emerging playwrights fund. His plays include Artney Jackson (World Premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2018 Edgerton ... (read complete bio)
 

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Eric Micha Holmes and James Anthony Tyler Photo

Eric Micha Holmes and James Anthony Tyler

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04/22/2022
James Anthony Tyler, Cesar J. Rosado and Keith Randolph Smith Photo

James Anthony Tyler, Cesar J. Rosado and Keith Randolph Smith

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05/22/2017
James Anthony Tyler, Flor De Liz Perez and Cesar J. Rosado Photo

James Anthony Tyler, Flor De Liz Perez and Cesar J. Rosado

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05/22/2017
 
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James Anthony Tyler Biography

James Anthony Tyler is the recipient of the 3rd Annual Horton Foote Playwriting Award. He is also one of the inaugural playwrights to receive a commission from Audible’s emerging playwrights fund. His plays include Artney Jackson (World Premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2018 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award), Some Old Black Man (Berkshire Playwrights Lab at St. James Place and 59E59 Theaters NYC), Dolphins and Sharks (LAByrinth Theater Company and the Finborough Theatre in London), hop tha A (Texas Sate University's Black and Latino Playwrights Conference, Ars Nova, The Drama League and Asolo Rep), Talkin' to This Chick Sippin' Magic Potion (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, SPACE on Ryder Farm), and The Drop Off (Classical Theatre of Harlem, The Playwrights' Center, The Juilliard School). He was a member of Harlem's Emerging Black Playwrights Group, a 2014-2015 Dramatists Guild Fellow, a 2015-2016 Playwrights' Center's Many Voices Fellow, a 2016-2017 Ars Nova Play Group Resident, a 2016 Working Farm Playwrights Group Resident at SPACE on Ryder Farm, a 2016 Theatre Masters Visionary Playwrights Award recipient, a Nashville Rep Ingram New Works Playwright, a 2018-2019 Amoralists Wright Club Playwright, a 2018 Djerassi Fellow, and a 2018 MacDowell Fellow.



He has a MFA in Film from Howard University and a MFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University, where his concentration was Playwriting, and is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School's Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program. He recently was the Staff Writer for the new OWN Network show Cherish the Day (set to premiere in Winter 2020) created by Ava DuVernay.




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Circle X Theatre Co. Presents 2022 Evolving Playwrights Group Live Reading Series Photo Circle X Theatre Co. Presents 2022 Evolving Playwrights Group Live Reading Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2022

With support from The Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Circle X Theatre Co. presents: The Evolving Playwrights Group 2022 Live Reading Series

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. 

13th Annual The Fire This Time Festival To Play The Kraine Theater in July Photo 13th Annual The Fire This Time Festival To Play The Kraine Theater in July
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

FRIGID New York will present the 13th Annual The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery), July 7-10 with performances on Thursday, July 7 at 7pm, Friday, July 8 at 7pm, Saturday, July 9th at 2pm, Saturday, July 9th at 7pm, and Sunday, July 10th at 3pm.

TheaterWorks Hartford Announces 2022 NEW WORK FESTIVAL With Plays by Brooke Berman, J Photo TheaterWorks Hartford Announces 2022 NEW WORK FESTIVAL With Plays by Brooke Berman, James Anthony Tyler & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

This free festival, running May 16–22, explores and celebrates new voices in American Theater. With workshops, a panel discussion, and talk-backs—both in-person and online—the New Work Festival strengthens TheaterWorks Hartford’s commitment to the development of important new plays.

Theaterworks Hartford to Stage NEW WORK FESTIVAL Photo Theaterworks Hartford to Stage NEW WORK FESTIVAL
by Marissa Tomeo - May 3, 2022

TheaterWorks Hartford is thrilled to present the 2022 edition of its New Work Festival. This free festival, running May 16–22, explores and celebrates new voices in American Theater. With workshops, a panel discussion, and talk-backs—both in-person and online—the New Work Festival strengthens TheaterWorks Hartford’s commitment to the development of important new plays. Participants include playwrights Brooke Berman, Melissa Crespo & Sarah Saltwick, Terry Guest, and James Anthony Tyler who are joined by directors Shariffa Ali, Michael Barakiva, Mikael Burke, and Caitlin Sullivan. Reservations are required and can be made at www.twhartford.org.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of AN EVENING WITH AMBER IMAN at the Minetta Lane Theatr Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of AN EVENING WITH AMBER IMAN at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

 For three nights only, Audible Theater will present An Evening with Amber Iman, which began performances last night. Remaining performances at the Minetta Lane Theatre are this evening (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) at 7:00pm. 

Flint Repertory Theatre Presents The 2022 New Works Festival Photo Flint Repertory Theatre Presents The 2022 New Works Festival
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

Flint Repertory Theatre presents 2022 New Works Festival April 29-May 1. Flint Rep's annual New Works Festival is a three-day event presenting staged readings of new plays. Audience members will get a chance to experience this new work before anyone else and participate in post-show discussions with the playwrights.

PHOTO: First Look at MACBETH on Broadway, Resuming Performances Tonight! Photo PHOTO: First Look at MACBETH on Broadway, Resuming Performances Tonight!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

View the first photo from Tony Award winner SAM GOLD’s MACBETH on Broadway which stars DANIEL CRAIG in his return to Broadway as Macbeth and RUTH NEGGA’s Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth. Performances resume tonight, April 12 at the Longacre Theatre.

THE FIRE THIS TIME FESTIVAL to Release Anthology in March With Methuen Drama Photo THE FIRE THIS TIME FESTIVAL to Release Anthology in March With Methuen Drama
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

On March 10, 2022 New York City’s Obie Award-winning The Fire This Time Festival will release an anthology entitled 25 Plays from The Fire This Time Festival: A Decade of Recognition, Resistance, Resilience, Rebirth and Black Theatre.

Circle X Theatre Co. Announces 2021-2022 Evolving Playwrights Group Participants Photo Circle X Theatre Co. Announces 2021-2022 Evolving Playwrights Group Participants
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2022

Circle X Theatre Co. has selected participants and mentors for the 2021-2022 Evolving Playwrights Group, a group for groundbreaking and provocative voices to dedicate their time, energy, and attention to developing ambitious, brand new plays.


James Anthony Tyler Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has James Anthony Tyler written?
James Anthony Tyler has written 1 shows including Some Old Black Man (Playwright).