Black Lives, Black Wordsan international initiative that provides local Black creatives with an artistic platformis bringing its "Plays for the People" virtual series to a close with two more plays in October and November.
On Oct. 22-25, Valerie Curtis-Newton will direct the virtual world premiere of Call for the Wailing Women, a modern-day Afro-centric take on ancient Greek playwright Euripides' The Suppliants. In addition, the world premiere of Wole Oguntokun's The Emancipation of Yankee Oluwale will be livestreamed Nov. 19-22.
Based in Chicago, Black Lives, Black Words International Project is led by Founder and Managing Curating Producer Reginald Edmund and co-founder, Executive Producer and Creative Director Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway.
See BlackLivesBlackWords.org .