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2019 CONCH SHELL NEW WORKS READING SERIES PROGRAM

3 New Works-in-Progress

Conch Shell New Works Reading Series 2019 featured a selection unique, fresh expressions of the under-represented Haitian-American and Puerto Rican-American playwright's voice. 

Dates: Oct 6th and 12th

Location: Bruce Mitchell Room - 350 8th Avenue, New York, New York


MISFIT, AMERICA - AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR 

by Nelson Diaz-Marcano


DESTINATION OOOH AAAH YUMMY

by Magaly Colimon-Christopher


LUCKY

by Phanesia Pharel


Moderated post-reading Q&A : "Lucky" by Phanesia Pharel

moderated conversations + Q&A (immediate following reading)

October 6th, 2019 - MISFIT AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR

October 6th, 2019 - MISFIT AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR

October 6th, 2019 - MISFIT AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR

Karl O’Brian Williams is an award-winning playwright, actor, producer, and teacher.

Moderator Karl O’Brian Williams is an award-winning playwright, actor, producer, and teacher. He is the Artist Director of Braata Productions. He is currently Deputy Chair and Theatre Program Coordinator in the Speech, Communication & Theatre Arts Department at BMCC/CUNY.

October 12, 2019 - DESTINATION: OOOH AAAH YUMMY

October 6th, 2019 - MISFIT AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR

October 6th, 2019 - MISFIT AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR

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Moderator Melody Brooks is the award-winning Artistic Director of New Perspectives Theatre Company, now in its 28th season. She has developed and directed numerous original and classic plays and has been honored for her support of women playwrights over the years.

October 12, 2019 - LUCKY

October 6th, 2019 - MISFIT AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR

October 12, 2019 - LUCKY

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Moderator Sandra A. Daley Sharif is an Afro-Caribbean artist (OBIE Award-winning producer, playwright, actress, and dramaturg), living in Harlem. She is the Founder and producer of Harlem9 the presenters of 48 Hours in Harlem. She is also Producing Artistic Director of Liberation Theatre Company.

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Conch Shell Productions was awarded the ARTNY 2019/2020 Creative Space Grant - a key element in our efforts to showcase new voices in Conch Shell New Works Reading Series 2019.


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