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Visiting Playwright Nathan Yungerberg: Reading and Conversation

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02/13/2020
R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Warshof Conference Center, Monroe B, Brighton Campus
07:00 pm

Please join The Sixth Act, Creative Arts, and the School of Arts & Humanities to welcome playwright Nathan Yungerberg to MCC THIS WEEK.

MCC Theatre students will perform a short scene from the mystical, groundbreaking play Esai's Table on Thursday, February 13, at 7 PM, in Monroe B, followed by a conversation with Yungerberg about storytelling and black youth. This event is free and open to the public.

On Friday, Yungerberg will lead a playwriting workshop at 12 PM in 8-200. This event is free and open to the MCC community. Please see the attached flyer or contact Maria Brandt at mbrandt@monroecc.edu for more information.

Nathan Yungerberg is a Brooklyn-based playwright. His plays include Esai’s Table, The Son of Dawn, Pousada Azul, Orchids and Polka Dots, Seven Pools of Lebanon, and Isosceles. Nathan’s work has been developed or featured by The Cherry Lane Theatre (2017 Mentor Project with Stephen Adly Guirgis), Roundabout Theatre Company, The Playwrights’ Center, JAG Productions, Crowded Fire Theater, Lorraine Hansberry Theater, The Lark, The Fire This Time Festival, 48 Hours in Harlem, Climate Change Theatre Action, The National Black Theatre, The August Wilson Red Door Project, The Bushwick Starr, and BBC Radio Afternoon Drama. Nathan is one of seven black playwrights commissioned by The New Black Fest for HANDS UP: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments which was published by Samuel French. Awards and honors: The 2016 O’Neill National Playwrights Conference (Semifinalist), Ken Davenport 10-Minute Play Festival (Winner), 2019 Djerassi Resident Artist, and 2019 Headlands Center for the Arts Artist in Residence.

Attachments:
nathan yungergerg.pdf

SPONSOR: The Sixth Act, Creative Arts, School of Arts & Humanities
CONTACT: Maria Brandt at mbrandt@monroecc.edu