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Bio:
Idris Goodwin is a multidisciplinary arts leader and creative community builder. Across two decades he’s forged a multi-faceted career as an award-winning playwright, Break Beat poet, director, educator, and organizer. He is the new Director of The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Idris Goodwin is a multidisciplinary arts leader and creative community builder. Across two decades he’s forged a multi-faceted career as an award-winning playwright, Break Beat poet, director, educator, and organizer. He is the new Director of The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado ... (read complete bio)
National New Play Network Announces Collaboration Grant Recipients and Producers in R Photo National New Play Network Announces Collaboration Grant Recipients and Producers in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

National New Play Network has announced awardees for two of its anchor programs: Producers in Residence and the Collaboration Fund.

BabsonARTS Presents ALTERED STATES, a Curated Series of Digitally Presented, 21st Cen Photo BabsonARTS Presents ALTERED STATES, a Curated Series of Digitally Presented, 21st Century Monologues
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

BabsonARTS has announced the Fall 2020 production from The Empty Space Theater Company (TEST) a curated series of 21st century monologues by Christina Anderson, Sam Chanse, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Idris Goodwin, Jen Silverman, and James Still, titled Altered States presented digitally on Vimeo, November 1-7, 2020.

Dallas Children's Theater Presents NOTHING RHYMES WITH JUNETEENTH Photo Dallas Children's Theater Presents NOTHING RHYMES WITH JUNETEENTH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

On the heels of the successful WATER GUN SONG, Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) continues its commitment to using the power of theater to spark important conversation about race with the second in a series of plays by award-winning playwright, poet, and changemaker Idris Goodwin.

American Blues Theater Continues Reading Series With ALMA Photo American Blues Theater Continues Reading Series With ALMA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, presents two live, online readings of Alma, winner of the 2019 Blue Ink Playwriting Award, written by Benjamin Benne and directed by Ana Velazquez as part of 'The Room' series.

Arizona Theatre Company to Present Benjamin Scheuer In Concert Photo Arizona Theatre Company to Present Benjamin Scheuer In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

In an Arizona Theatre Company exclusive, ATC will present a fully produced video of one of London's first in-person concerts, featuring award winning playwright, singer, songwriter and children's book author Benjamin Scheuer.  

Dallas Children's Theater Presents Idris Goodwin's Social Justice Play Series Photo Dallas Children's Theater Presents Idris Goodwin's Social Justice Play Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) continues its commitment to using the power of theater to spark important conversation about race by producing a series of short plays by award-winning playwright, poet, and changemaker Idris Goodwin.

Dallas Children's Theater Presents Idris Goodwin's Social Justice Play Series Photo Dallas Children's Theater Presents Idris Goodwin's Social Justice Play Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) continues its commitment to using the power of theater to spark important conversation about race by producing a series of short plays by award-winning playwright, poet, and changemaker Idris Goodwin. These three short shows, dubbed the 'Social Justice Play Series,' will be available completely free of charge at dct.org/ socialjustice/digital over the course of the next three months.  The first play, WATER GUN SONG, will be available starting September 25. Two talkbacks will be a part of each release.

Arizona Theatre Company Presents Online Play Reading of Wendy McLeod's SLOW FOOD Photo Arizona Theatre Company Presents Online Play Reading of Wendy McLeod's SLOW FOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

Arizona Theatre Company is continuing its series of online play readings with Wendy MacLeod's comedy for anyone who's ever been 'hangry,' Slow Food, beginning at 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. The reading will be available through Sept. 19.

Urban Stages' September Play Fest and Fundraiser Features Four Plays Photo Urban Stages' September Play Fest and Fundraiser Features Four Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

Urban Stages Artistic Producing Director, Frances Hill, announces Urban Stages' September Play Fest & Fundraiser, a series of virtual readings of plays by Urban Stages' artists.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Hosts 20/20 Vision For Milwaukee Arts With MKE Black Thea Photo Milwaukee Repertory Theater Hosts 20/20 Vision For Milwaukee Arts With MKE Black Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

In partnership with the first annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival, Milwaukee Rep will host the 20/20 Vision for Milwaukee Arts, a one-day virtual conference on September 9, 2020 from 1-4pm CT.

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.

New Manifest Theatre Company Promotes Inclusive Storytelling With MANIFEST MANIFEST Photo New Manifest Theatre Company Promotes Inclusive Storytelling With MANIFEST MANIFEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

New Manifest Theatre Company brings its second annual short play festival, Manifest Minifest, to YouTube on September 24 - 26, 2020. In addition to four short plays, this year's lineup features educational workshops from playwrights Idris Goodwin and Kristiana Rae Colón. Registration is free, but donations are welcome.

First Stage Announces Virtual Performances Series for its 2020/21 Season Photo First Stage Announces Virtual Performances Series for its 2020/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, has announced Through Our Lens - A First Stage Virtual Performance Series which will offer streaming plays, short-form episodic performances, new play readings and other signature theater events shared exclusively online.

Urban Stages Presents SEPTEMBER PLAY FEST & FUNDRAISER Photo Urban Stages Presents SEPTEMBER PLAY FEST & FUNDRAISER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020

Urban Stages has announced Urban Stagesa?? September Play Fest & Fundraiser, a series of virtual readings of plays by Urban Stagesa?? artists. These online performances will fundraise to continue the theatera??s decades-long efforts of discovering and producing new plays by diverse up-and-coming artists.

Mad Cow Theatre & Black Theatre Girl Magic Present THEATRE SPARKS: Plays and Conversa Photo Mad Cow Theatre & Black Theatre Girl Magic Present THEATRE SPARKS: Plays and Conversations for an Antiracist Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020

Mad Cow Theatre, in partnership with Black Theatre Girl Magic, will present digital readings of five short plays by award-winning playwright, poet and changemaker Idris Goodwin to spark conversation about race in America for multi-generational audiences.

Arizona Theatre Company Launches Digital Lineup With ALMA by Benjamin Benne Photo Arizona Theatre Company Launches Digital Lineup With ALMA by Benjamin Benne
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

Arizona Theatre Company on August 18 will launch the first of its series of creative digital performance offerings with Alma, the story of a daughter and her mother and the thread of the American dream.

BWW Feature: THE HOT LIST IS BACK! Photo BWW Feature: THE HOT LIST IS BACK!
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 10, 2020

The Hot List is back and better than ever! Whether youa??re staying at home or venturing out for a socially distanced experience, you wona??t have to look far to find that art and entertainment lives on. Check out these great options today: Boston Court Pasadenaa??s AT HOME WITH AMANDA MCBROOM and the beginning of their exciting new Book Club, Idris Goodwina??s BARS AND MEASURES; Rooftop Movies at the Montalbán featuring LA LA LAND, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, and BLACKKKLANSMAN; South Coast Repertorya??s Online Community Fiesta, MASA; a screening of Ephraim Asilia??s THE DIASPORA SUITE at REDCAT; and a special Talk-back with Mitch Albom and the cast of The Group Repa??s TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE.

Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Online Premiere of THE WATER GUN SONG Photo Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Online Premiere of THE WATER GUN SONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020

In a Canadian premiere event, Young People's Theatre will present a live virtual performance of award-winning Playwright and Break Beat Poet Idris Goodwin's The Water Gun Song. This insightful short play explores a Black parent navigating a conversation about race with their happy and eager seven-year-old child.

Mad Cow Theatre And Black Theatre Girl Magic Announce THEATRE SPARKS! Photo Mad Cow Theatre And Black Theatre Girl Magic Announce THEATRE SPARKS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Mad Cow Theatre, in partnership with Black Theatre Girl Magic, presents digital readings of five short plays by award-winning playwright, poet and changemaker, Idris Goodwin, to spark conversation about race in America for multi-generational audiences.

Alliance Theatre Announces its 2020-21 Season, Featuring World Premiere Musical ACCID Photo Alliance Theatre Announces its 2020-21 Season, Featuring World Premiere Musical ACCIDENTAL HEROES and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre has announced the productions of the Alliance's 52nd season. This season, the Alliance is reimagining how to gather, where to take the stage, and how a story comes to life.

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