FUTURE PRESENT: A celebration of the new anthology Contemporary Plays by Women of Color

Date: 5/17/18

Location: The Loft at Open Book (Performance Hall)

Day of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Theater and playwriting can be a powerful platform to tell stories that need to be told, hold voices that are unheard, and encourage discussion on issues vital to our times. As a part of the Loft's To Be Honest theme, please come to this celebration and discussion of Contemporary Plays by Women of Color. Drawing from path-breaking theaters across the country, this anthology features plays from renowned and emerging playwrights, presenting a rich array of voices and aesthetics in a transforming America. Join the editor, Roberta Uno, and playwrights including Ananya Chatterjea, Dionna Daniel, Kathryn Haddad, Meena Natarajan, and Marcie Rendon for a discussion and celebration.

"This anthology is at the vanguard of theater that challenges and transforms… this anthology is not only about diversity and excellent theatre, it is essential to understanding ourselves.” Mia Yoo, Artistic Director, La MaMa ETC

Cosponsored by ArtChangeUS, California Institute of the Arts, and The Loft Literary Center.