Alumni Reginald Edmund has his new play “Daughters of the Moon” featured in the prestigious 2016 NuVoices Festival. The festival starts next Thursday 1/14 and runs through Sunday 1/17!
Their site states, “Get ready for nuVoices and chill through 5 great shows. This festival will include two script-in-hand reading of each of the festival participants. nuVoices was created by Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte to honor and encourage emerging playwrights of the American Theatre, as well as develop the next generation of regional artists. The nuVoices Festival is a springboard to catapult new plays to the national stage through our existing relationship with the National New Play Network. This year’s festival will be held January 10th – 17th, 2016.”
The first play in Mr. Edmund’s “City of the Bayou” Collection, The Daughters of the Moon follows a runaway slave girl and a former plantation mistress wanted for murder as they embark on a perilous journey North towards freedom, guided by an Ancient African Goddess.Run Time ~ 1 hour 30 minutes
Thursday 1/14 @ 9:00 PM
Saturday 1/16 @ 12:00 PM
Charlotte, NC 28202
For more info on the festival click here
More about Reginald
Playwright Reginald Edmund, is a Chicago Dramatists Resident Playwright and an Artistic Associate at Pegasus Theatre-Chicago, he was a 2010-2011 Many Voice Fellow with the Playwrights’ Center. His play Southbridge was runner up for the Kennedy Center’s Lorraine Hansberry and Rosa Parks National Playwriting Awards, and most recently named winner of the 2010 Southern Playwrights’ Competition and the Black Theatre Alliance Award for Best New Play. His nine play series titled ‘The City of the Bayou Collection’, include The Ordained Smile of Sadie May Jenkins, Southbridge, Juneteenth Street, The Redemption of Allah Black, and White America and others were developed at esteemed theaters including Ensemble Theatre of Houston, Playwright Center-Minneapolis, Pangea World Theatre, Bedlam Theatre, Wordsmyth Theatre, Yaddo, and the MacDowell Colony. Reginald Edmund received his BFA in Theatre- Performance from Texas Southern University and his MFA in Playwriting from Ohio University in ‘09.