Genesis Festival of New Voices and New Plays 2023 -->

Past Performance
Genesis Festival '23

April 19 - April 23, 2023

The nationally acclaimed Genesis Festival, now in its 28th year, will be curated by dramaturgical master, Sydné Mahone. The 2023 Genesis Festival features new works for the stage from some of the world's most exciting writers, young and emerging artists, as well as well-known established writers. This is an interactive experience that invites conversation and audience feedback writers after each reading.

The Gospel Woman: A Rehearsal Drama with Music by Tylie Shider
Musical Director, Aaron Marcellus
Directed by Adrienne Williams

And Then Grief Learned the Jig: A Poetic Performance by Jamie Goodwin
Directed by Nehassaiu deGannes

In the Gray by Antu Yacob
Directed by Celestine Rae

Bearden and Billie by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson
Directed by Lynda Gravatt

The Ground Upon Which We Stand

A multi-writer, site-specific play about the historic Howe House in Montclair, NJ Featuring selected Genesis Festival writers: Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, Mo Schlick, TyLie Shider, and Richard Wesley

Conceived by Ari Laura Kreith, and Directed by Ricardo Khan. A Crossroads Collaboration with Luna Stage

This event is supported by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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