AMERICAN THEATRE Live Event: Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
224 Waverly Pl
New York, NY 10014-2405
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM ET
UPDATED VENUE: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Pl., New York City
Please Note: There will be a standby line at the event, and any open seats will be given at a first come first serve basis.
Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to Vietgone and the Ufot cycle. In conjunction with our May/June issue theme “Stage Migrations,” we’ll convene a panel of immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the theatre to discuss their work and what it signifies in an age of rising anti-immigrant hysteria and violence.
Moderator: Diep Tran, senior editor, American Theatre
Panelists: Blanka Zizka, artistic director, Wilma Theatre; Carmen Rivera, playwright (La Gringa); Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, director (The Mysteries, Restoration Comedy); Maria Manuela Goyanes, incoming artistic director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company; Ngozi Anyanwu, playwright (The Homecoming Queen)