August Wilson Red Door Project
The New Black Fest’s
7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments
Directed by Kevin Jones
A powerful set of monologues commissioned by The New Black Fest in the wake of police shootings of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and John Crawford III in Beavercreek, Ohio, and others.
Seven black playwrights have been commissioned to write monologues that explore their feelings about the well-being of black people in a culture of institutional profiling.
Superiority Fantasy by Nathan James
Holes in My Identity by Nathan Yungerberg
They Shootin! Or I Ain’t Neva Scared…
by Idris Goodwin
Dead of Night… The Execution of…
by Nambi E. Kelley
Abortion by Nsangou Njikam
Walking Next to Michael Brown by Eric Holmes
How I Feel by Dennis Allen II
Tyharra Cozier, Tim Golden, Jasper Howard, Joseph Gibson, and La'Tevin Alexander.
Doors open a half hour before the show. Seating is not assigned, so plan to arrive early!
Art should be accessible to all, therefore tickets are pay-what-you-can. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Suggested donation: $20 per ticket.
Late arrivals will be seated during the applause between the first and second monologue, about 10 minutes into the play. No patrons will be seated after that point.
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The August Wilson Red Door Project is committed to changing the racial ecology of Portland through the arts.