Are you looking for Black playwrights, plays to produce, plays to study, or inspiring quotes to use in your classroom? Look within our BIPOC resources.
BIPOC Public Domain Plays
Look for Nora Zeale Hurston, Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson, Flournoy Miller & Aubrey Lyles and William Wells Brown.
Want your students to create a piece using a poem as source material? Names to look for in this document include William Wells Brown, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Joseph S. Cotter, and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Want to switch out the traditional studied and produced every year plays? Consider plays such as Top Dog / Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks and Native Son by James Baldwin.
Want to know if a certain play has streaming rights? Names on this list include Jiréh Breon Holder, James Ijames, Claudia Rankine, Charles Smith, T.J. Young, Gloria Bond Clunie and Masi Asare.
All of these tips are courtesy of Theatrefolk’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Panel.
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