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RSVP for "Maybe a Mexican" HERE
Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 7:30pm
The Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild
**PLEASE NOTE THAT FRIDAY'S READING IS NOT @ the cell**
Make your $10 Suggested Donation HERE!

Maybe a Mexican 
written by Toccara Castleman 

 

ABOUT THE PLAY: Set in the future, Maybe a Mexican follows the journey of Ernesto Rodriguez, a Mexican-American man who decides to run for President of the United States – asking not only what he can do for his country, but questioning what his country can do for him. On the way to the ballot, Ernesto is confronted with issues that trouble both the Latino and Black communities and must ultimately decide to whom he pledges his true allegiance: to Mexicans, Black America or his personal quest for justice.

Featuring... 

Alex Perez as Ernesto Rodriguez 
Maria Peyramaure as Lorena Rodriguez 
Alberto Contreras as  Dennis  
Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy as Helene 
Sam Ogilvie as Seth 
Lorenzo Landini as Mitch 
Steven Moskos as Jerry
 

Stage Directions – Sarah Adu 
RSVP for "Maybe a Mexican" HERE


Toccara Castleman is a writer / actress / closeted singer from Chicago - currently based in NYC -  who loves to tell stories in a variety of mediums including: theatre, digital media and television, where Black women are central to the narrative. Writing: Maybe a Mexican, I Choose You, Baby, 6-6-6 Acting: East Marquette ConfessionsOr, An Astronaut Play, Verona Walls Singing: HAIR!, Rori Nogee’s Fragments. www.toccaracastleman.com 

Tonight’s Feature is in The Mary Rodgers Room
at The Dramatists Guild, located at 1501 Broadway
(b/t 43rd and 44th Streets)  


*USE THE ENTRANCE ON 43rd Street*
7th Floor' New York, NY 10036
RSVP for "Maybe a Mexican" HERE
Use Code BOARD20 to access $20 tickets
to AIN’T NO MO’ and WHITE NOISE

 
To purchase tickets online, use the following steps:
1.    Go to the show's website at publictheater.org.
2.    Enter BOARD20 in the box that says "I have a promo code" underneath the calendar.
3.    Once the code has been accepted, click the date you want and this will take you to a seating chart and checkout page.
4.    Please note, seats will not appear until you enter the code.
To purchase tickets by phone, call 212.967.7555 and use the code w with the Call Center Representative.
 
Offer is valid for all public performances for up to (4) tickets, and is subject to availability. It may be revoked at any time.           
 
In February of 2017, Blackboard featured the first full-length reading of Jordan E. Cooper’s Ain’t No Mo’ directed by Stevie Walker-Webb.  The 10-minute version of that play was part of that year’s “The Fire This Time Festival”.



Two years later, we are thrilled to offer a code for $20 tickets to the world premiere of the production at The Public Theater.  Last year, Ain’t No Mo’ was part of Public Studio at The Public Theater.

In addition to Jordan’s show, the Blackboard code can also be used for $20 tickets to the new Suzan-Lori Parks play, “White Noise”, directed by The Public’s own Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis.
AIN’T NO MO’
Begins March 12
 
Written by Jordan E. Cooper
Directed by Stevie Walker-Webb
 
Featuring Jordan E. Cooper (Peaches), Marchánt Davis (Passenger 2), Fedna Jacquet (Passenger 1), Crystal Lucas-Perry (Passenger 5), Ebony Marshall-Oliver (Passenger 4), Simone Recasner (Passenger 3), and Hermon Whaley Jr. (Peaches Standby)
 
AIN’T NO MO’ is a vibrant satirical odyssey portraying the great exodus of Black Americans out of a country plagued with injustice.

In a kaleidoscope of scenes of the moments before, during, and after this outrageous departure, Jordan E. Cooper’s extraordinary new work explores the value of black lives in a country hurtling away from the promise of a black president.

Stevie Walker-Webb directs this wildly imaginative and emotionally charged new play.

 
PURCHASE ‘AIN’T NO MO’ ‘ Tickets HERE
WHITE NOISE
Begins March 5
 
Written by Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Oskar Eustis
Featuring Daveed Diggs (Leo), Sheria Irving (Misha), Thomas Sadoski (Ralph), Zoë Winters (Dawn)
 
Following her critically-acclaimed trilogy FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/UnderdogIn The Blood) returns with a world premiere play about race, friendship, and our rapidly unraveling social contract.

Long-time friends and lovers Leo, Misha, Ralph, and Dawn are educated, progressive, cosmopolitan, and woke. But when a racially motivated incident with the cops leaves Leo shaken, he decides extreme measures must be taken for self-preservation.

The Public’s Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis (Julius Caesar, Public Works Twelfth Night), directs this fierce new drama about what happens when the unspoken and the unspeakable come head-to-head.
PURCHASE ‘WHITE NOISE‘ Tickets HERE
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