Two companies come together for the 2021/2022 Season.
Offering a Season of award-winning talent, Skylight Theatre Company and Playwrights’ Arena realize a simpatico focus on nurturing and developing playwrights and their new works. [page updated Jan. 5, 2020]
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Nov 6, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021
A social media influencer and a boots-on-the-ground activist form a complex bond of friendship to help each other survive as American racism manifests as a physical form.
Developed in workshop with the Humanitas Prize.
Mar 12 - April 24, 2022 [new date]
What we think about ourselves and others is seldom the truth.
Shared walls. Shared experiences. Neighbors in a Los Angeles apartment building are forced into tighter quarters and the walls of their comfort begin to close in. What happens when these relationships get too close?
Commissioned by David Román.
A play by Boni B. Alvarez was set to premiere in the fall of 2020 at Skylight Theatre, we are pleased to bring this timely new work to the stage in 2022
WORLD PREMIERE PLAY
Enter the historical fantasia of Taffeta, a self-proclaimed "fabulous queer creation of color,” as she invades the private world of Abraham Lincoln to confront issues of LGBTQ+ inclusion and visibility that still challenge us today.
Originally set to premiere in the spring of 2020 at Skylight Theatre, we are pleased to announce new dates for Lavender Men, An Emancipation Play.
WORLD PREMIERE PLAY
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