May 17, 2020

Feedback from Loy A. Webb and Kemiyondo Coutinho

The Cost of Living by Alma Schofield (play)

In the year 1891, Ida B. Wells, a free black business owner from Memphis, TN, has embarked on an anti-lynching crusade after a traumatic event inspires the young journalist to take action. As she uses her voice and her resources to expose the atrocities of the south in the days following emancipation, she learns that speaking out in the name of justice can have dire and unexpected consequences, not only for herself, but also for the people that matter most to her.

Featuring Kelly Jenrette, Bechir Sylvain, Jonah Wharton, Rod McLachlan, and Jason Kelley

Legacy & Lies by Rachael Kelechi Caulker (drama pilot)

“Atlanta’s number one single-family home real estate agent,” Delta Phi Beta Sorority Chapter President, wife, mother, and secret sorority sect assassin – Dawn Jenkins, has it all. But, when she discovers a dire secret from her past, she’s forced to choose between continuing to live the perfect lie and blowing up her life and the lives of her friends and family. 

Featuring Jerrika Hinton, Toccarra Cash, Jason Kelley, Megan Hope, Arnell Powell, Nekia Renee, James Tang, and Natasha LaGrone  

Musical Guest: Reverend Doctor