Three brothers chew the fat under an old, wide tree. In this exploration of generational bonds, we peek into the interiority - the great loves and bitter blues - of Black men in America.
Pictured: William Hall, Jr., Aviona Rodriguez Brown, Reginald André Jackson, Justin Emeka, Christopher Livingston, Jaris Owens, and Zora Howard.
Zora Howard is a Harlem-bred writer and performer. Plays include STEW (2020 Drama League nominee for Outstanding Play, Page 73 Productions), AtGN, BUST, HANG TIME, and GOOD FAITH. Her work has been developed with SPACE at Ryder Farm, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Cape Cod Theatre Project, and Pipeline Theatre Company, among others. In 2020, her feature film Premature, which she co-wrote and starred in, opened in theaters following its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. She is the 2020-2021 Van Lier New Voices Fellow at the Lark. BA: Yale University; MFA: University of California, San Diego.
Justin Emeka is an innovative director, writer, and actor who started his career at Seattle Children’s Theatre and the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. Some theaters he has worked at include: Pittsburgh Public Theater, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Seattle Theatre Group, NYU, Yale Rep, Old Globe, Karamu House, Intiman, and Syracuse Stage. He has published essays entitled, “Seeing Shakespeare Through Brown Eyes” and “Playing with Race in the New Millenium.” He is a Drama League Fellow and Associate Artist at Pittsburgh Public Theater. At Oberlin College, he is a tenured professor of Theater and Africana Studies.