PRESS RELEASE: Brown Theatre presents Assistant Professor Marcus Gardley’s "The Road Weeps, The Well Runs Dry"

WONDERFUL: What if I don’t like it? What if my story’s bad?

HORSE POWER: … Ain’t no such thing as a bad history. There’s only a bad way to tell it. You need to know where your fathers came from so you don’t go down the same roads they got lost on. You need to know what’s in your blood, Wonderful.

(The Road Weeps, The Well Runs Dry prologue)


(Distributed October 26, 2015)

Megan Sandburg-Zakian '00 wins Princess Grace Award

The Princess Grace Foundation USA has named Megan Sandburg-Zakian '00 as one of the winners of its 2015 Princess Grace Awards, which recognizes artists in across multiple disciplines. Megan, the winner of a theatre fellowship at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, is a director. She also previously served as the associate Artistic Director of the Providence Black Repertory Company and the 52nd Street Project.

(Distributed October 19, 2015)

Alums Win The New York Community Trust Helen Merrill Playwright Award

Jen Silverman '06 and Max Posner '11 were both named as winners of The New York Community Trust Helen Merrill Playwright Award in the category of Emerging Playwrights this week. The award honors established and emerging writers for the theater. Winners of the award are currently producing work on topics ranging from basement dwelling families in the middle of the 21st century to the 19th century all-black community that faced destruction in order to create Central Park. 

(Distributed October 13, 2015)

Visiting Artist, Ralph Lemon, Tells Story of Life in American South

Ralph Lemon, an internationally acclaimed artist whose medium spans dance, cinema, and writing, came to Brown on October 6 to perform at Ashamu Dance Studio.

His project, Ceremonies Out of the Air, merged storytelling and cinematography. Lemon narrated a story about life in the American South while a video in the background brought his words to life. Before the screening, Lemon spoke to The Brown Daily Herald about his role as a conceptual artist. 


(Distributed October 9, 2015)

Graduate Students Win Major Prizes, Awards

Over the summer break, the graduate student body of the Department of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, as well as alums of the program, have shone, winning recognition in the form of honors, awards, prizes, and fellowship.


(Distributed September 30, 2015)
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