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Where to Tune into Larkee Works Virtually!

Playwrights’ Corner
Two artists at music stands in front of a red curtain. Further up in the foreground of the picture, the silhouettes of two others with their backs to the camera, seated at a table and watching the rehearsal.
From a rehearsal for a reading of TEENAGE DICK at The Lark, 2015. (From left to right: Mike Lew, Shannon DeVido, Gregg Mozgala, and Moritz von Stuelpnagel).

As theaters canceled their productions across the globe to stop the spread of COVID-19, some theaters decided to make their productions accessible via digital platforms. Here is a list of works by Lark playwrights that you can tune into virtually! 

Now get your popcorn and pop some wine, let’s keep theater alive (online)! 


WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE SEA by Jeff Augustin

"With lyrical storytelling and live music, this play vividly imagines how a father and son who longed to connect might come to see each other at last." Written by former Rita Goldberg Playwrights’ Workshop Fellow, this play is commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville. You can watch this moving play online with pay-per-view tickets on a sliding scale of $15-$100. 
 
 

SCHOOL GIRLS OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY by Jocelyn Bioh

Paulina, the reigning queen bee at Ghana's most exclusive boarding school, has her sights set on the Miss Universe pageant. But the arrival of Ericka, a new student with undeniable talent and beauty, captures the attention of the pageant recruiter--and Paulina’s hive-minded friends.” 

Developed at 
The New Black Fest at The Lark in 2016, then premiered at MCC Theater in 2017, School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play by Jocelyn Bioh is now available on thirteen.org! Want to know more about the play’s developmental process? Take a closer look

LOVE by Kate Cortesi

"When Penelope is approached about joining a group of women making harassment allegations against her former boss, she finds herself at an uncomfortable crossroads—the man accused was a former lover and remains a dear friend. As the women’s stories unfold, Penelope questions what happened to her, what she enabled, and her very identity." Produced by Marin Theatre Company and cut short just two days after its world premiere rocked audiences, you can now catch this provocative new play streaming through April 12th. Use code ARTSTART for $20 tickets!
 

PROOF OF LOVE by Chisa Hutchinson 

Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family—and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself.” 

You can listen to this play by Lark playwright Chisa Hutchinson on Audible for free! 

GLORIA by Branden Jacob-Jenkins

“A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2016, this scalpel-sharp dark comedy explores how we cope with trauma and the tales we tell each other to escape.” 

The dark comedy by 
Rita Goldberg Playwrights Workshop Fellow and MacArthur “Genius” Winner will be livestreamed on Broadway HD. You can purchase tickets at American Conservatory Theater for $15! 

TEENAGE DICK by Mike Lew

Theater Wit is streaming this Lark-developed play written by our past Ventuous fellow and Rita Goldberg Playwrights Workshop Fellow Mike Lew. 

You can purchase a $28 ticket to watch the Chicago premiere of “the devastatingly funny, sharply written new play about perception, disability and the lengths we're willing to go to rise above our station in life.” 

PIPELINE by Dominique Morisseau

Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they’ll never have. When a controversial incident at his upstate private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own choices as a parent. But will she be able to reach him before a world beyond her control pulls him away?”

A former Lark’s 
PoNY Fellow, Dominique Morisseau developed this play through our Roundtable program at The Lark. Check it out now on Broadway HD!

HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata 

Previously developed at The Lark, Hold These Truths is a solo play inspired by the life of Gorden Hirabayashi. The audio of the play is now available on L.A. Theatre Works for less than $5! 

During World War II, he defied the US government’s orders to forcibly remove and mass incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry, launching a 50-year journey from college to courtroom and eventually to a Presidential Medal of Freedom.” 

 THE SIBLINGS PLAY by Ren Dara Santiago

Presented by Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre and piece by piece productions, in association with Rising Phoenix Repertory, “The Siblings Play delves deep into the psyche of a teenage girl and her two brothers left to raise each other in their parents' absence.” 

You can now purchase a $15 ticket and watch a recording of the production until midnight on Sunday, April 5. There are also three community conversations with the creative team via zoom that you can join for free! 

NEVADA-TAN by Leah Nanako Winkler

“Mixing horror and dark humor, Nevada-Tan is a shocking exploration of secrets, tragedy and obsession, thrilling listeners with its surprising twists and turns.” 

Developed during her Jerome Fellowship at The Lark, this genre-bending new play is now available on Audible. You can listen to it for free! 

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