DD-TD Black Playwrights Mentoring Program – Broken Windows Reading
February 28, 2021
When a fight breaks out on a streetcar, Toronto’s newly instituted broken windows policing strategy leads to a fatal shooting. Two women are forced to deal with the consequences.
New Harlem Productions and playwright Fiona Raye Clarke present a table reading of her new play, part of the DD-TD Black Playwrights Program.
Andrea Lynn Carter as Mabel
Leighton Alexander Williams as Eddie
Ryan Ali as Farouk
Maissa Houri as Nahina
Daniel Jelani Ellis as Rudy
This performance will be ASL Interpreted.
Fiona Raye Clarke is an award-winning Trinidadian-Canadian writer and community-engaged artist. Her writing has appeared online and in print in The Puritan Town Crier, Room Magazine blog, and alt.theatre, among others. Her plays have been produced by the rock.paper.sistahz Festival and InspiraTO Festival, and her co-created short film screened at the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival and the San Francisco Queer National Arts Festival. She is an alumnus of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and the Diaspora Dialogues Long-Form Mentorship Program. She is the Artistic Director of the Black youth oral history theatre project, INTERGENERACIAL and is currently working on her first full-length play Broken Windows as part of the Diaspora Dialogues Playwrights Mentoring Program.
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