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Obehi Janice

 
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OBEHI JANICE is an award-winning writer, actress and comedian whose multi-genre work spans from stage to screen. She is a member of the 2018-19 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater, a Luminary Artist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and a past recipient of a TCG Fox Foundation Resident ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
OBEHI JANICE is an award-winning writer, actress and comedian whose multi-genre work spans from stage to screen. She is a member of the 2018-19 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater, a Luminary Artist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and a past recipient of a TCG Fox Foundation Resident ... (read complete bio)
 

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Obehi Janice Biography

OBEHI JANICE is an award-winning writer, actress and comedian whose multi-genre work spans from stage to screen. She is a member of the 2018-19 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater, a Luminary Artist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and a past recipient of a TCG Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship as well as a Creative Residency at SPACE on Ryder Farm. Her plays include Ole White Sugah Daddy, Era Era, Selah, African Tea, along with one-woman shows FUFU & OREOS and Obehi Janice: Casanova. An alum of Georgetown University, Obehi's work has been featured in American Theatre Magazine, NPR, and For Harriet, among other publications. Originally from Lowell, Massachusetts, Obehi splits time between Brooklyn and Los Angeles, where she is currently a staff writer on HULU's Castle Rock.




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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.

WP Theater Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo WP Theater Announces 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 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.

The Kilroys Announce THE LIST 2020, Honoring Cancelled or Postponed Plays by Women, T Photo The Kilroys Announce THE LIST 2020, Honoring Cancelled or Postponed Plays by Women, Trans & Non-Binary Theater Writers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2020

The Kilroys announced today THE LIST 2020. This survey is meant to honor cancelled or postponed plays due to the COVID-19 pandemic written by women, trans and non-binary writers in the American theatre.

Colt Coeur Will Honor Celia Keenan-Bolger at 10th Anniversary Benefit Party Photo Colt Coeur Will Honor Celia Keenan-Bolger at 10th Anniversary Benefit Party
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020

Brooklyn-based Colt Coeur has announced its first offerings of their 2020 as they continue to celebrate a decade of theatrical endeavors.

Photo Flash: The Kilroys THE LIST 2019 Launch Party In L.A. Photo Photo Flash: The Kilroys THE LIST 2019 Launch Party In L.A.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2019

On Thursday, June 27th The Kilroys celebrated the drop of THE LIST 2019 at Here & Now in Los Angeles. The event celebrated the 13 founding members of the organization and the 33 plays featured on THE LIST 2019.

Photo Flash: The Kilroys THE LIST 2019 Launch Party Photo Photo Flash: The Kilroys THE LIST 2019 Launch Party
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2019

On Thursday, June 27th The Kilroys celebrated the drop of THE LIST 2019 at WP Theater in New York City. The event celebrated the 13 founding members of the organization and the 33 plays featured on THE LIST 2019. 

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 2, 2019

Sundance Institute's 2019 Theatre Lab convenes Monday, July 8; the Institute announced this year's participating acting company and creative advisors today.

The Kilroys Launch 5th Annual THE LIST 2019 Photo The Kilroys Launch 5th Annual THE LIST 2019
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2019

The Kilroys, an independent, Los Angeles- and New York City-based playwrightdirectorproducer collective, announced their 5th annual THE LIST 2019 of industry-recommended new plays. THE LIST serves as a resource for producers and theaters committed to gender parity. The Kilroys have partnered with the New Play Exchange to provide interested parties fast and easy access to THE LIST plays. 

Photo Flash: Terrence McNally Celebrates 25th Broadway Production; Arin Arbus Makes B Photo Photo Flash: Terrence McNally Celebrates 25th Broadway Production; Arin Arbus Makes Broadway Debut With FRANKIE AND JOHNNY...
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2019

Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune starring Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon began performances last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. The night marked a big moment for playwright, Terrence McNally, celebrating his 25th Broadway production, and director Arin Arbus, celebrating her Broadway debut.