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Award-winning playwright, poet, and changemaker Idris Goodwin offers short plays for multi-generational audiences to spark conversation about race in America. Each of these works, written to be read across the multi-generational spectrum, offer different insights about disconnects in racial conversation and the Black experience in America.



THE WATER GUN SONG

Directed by Jamal Gibran Sterling
(for audiences ages 6 and up)


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A parent tries to find the words to explain why a water gun isn't simply a toy.


GUINEA BENNETT-PRICE
Jules


ESAU PRICE
Sam




NOTHING RHYMES WITH JUNETEENTH

Directed by Cherish Robinson
(for ages 9 and up)


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A child and a parent try to complete a rap for a school presentation.


GENO YOUNG
Jean


ALEXIS MUTURI
Pete




#MATTER

Directed by: Feleceia Wilson (Benton)
(for audiences age 14 and up)


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Two former high school friends debate matters of life and race.


TREY TOLLESON
Cole


TANASHA FRIAR
Kim






ABOUT IDRIS GOODWIN
Across two decades Idris Goodwin has forged a multi-faceted career as an award-winning playwright, Break Beat poet, director, educator, and organizer. Idris is the newly appointed Director of The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. A catalyst for culture, Goodwin uses his full creative powers to galvanize people to the community square. He is a creative voice for change, impassioned by art for social good. His critically acclaimed plays like And In This Corner: Cassius Clay, How We Got On, and Hype Man: A Break Beat Play are widely produced across the country at professional theatres, college campuses, and non-traditional spaces alike. He's been honored to receive developmental support from institutions like The Kennedy Center, The Eugene O'Neill Conference, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Arena Stage, and The Playwrights' Center. In addition to the recently released poetry collection Can I Kick It?, he's had several publications from Haymarket Books including Inauguration co-written with Nico Wilkinson, Human Highlight: An Ode to Dominique Wilkins co-written with Kevin Coval, and the play This Is Modern Art also co-written with Kevin Coval. He's appeared on HBO Def Poetry, Sesame Street, NPR, BBC Radio, and the Discovery Channel. Passionate about cultivating new audiences in the arts, Goodwin served two seasons as Producing Artistic Director at StageOne Family Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. He actively serves on both the advisory boards of Theatre for Young Audiences USA and Children's Theatre Foundation Association.





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