7 Mar – 31 Mar
Lynchburg, Virginia, on the former site of a cotton mill. 14 year old Ruffrino is struggling to make sense of his place in an impoverished world filled with seemingly random killings of young black men. As his anger towards reality grows, he moves further away from his family. Losing himself online, Ruffrino’s world sinks around him while he battles to wake up the zombies and prove by any means necessary that Black Lives Matter.
Br’er Cotton was shortlisted for both the Theatre503 Playwriting Award 2016 and the Relentless Award.
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Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm
Tearrance is a playwright and artist. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri he is currently a member of the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard and a recent MFA Playwriting graduate. His play Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies will receive its World Premiere at Mosaic Theatre in Washington, D.C. this year and will be followed by the World Premiere of his play Br’er Cotton at Kitchen Dog Theatre in Dallas, TX. He has been profiled as someone to watch (American Theatre Magazine, Variety) developed work with numerous US theatres (Mosaic Theatre, Signature Theatre, Theatre J, Theatre Alliance and more) and been nominated (and occasionally won) awards (Relentless Award, Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award). It is the combination of visual art and the written word that motivates all his work.
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