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Author: Gary Anderson (Gary Anderson)

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Our Play Festival Is POSTPONED

Unfortunately, technical issues have forced us to postpone the entire festival. On top of trying to meet that challenge, we found out that two of our people recently tested positive for COVID.

The Lineup for New Griots ’21
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The Lineup for New Griots ’21

Plowshares Chooses All-Female Writers for Play Festival DETROIT - Continuing its' Reopening Season slate of programming, Plowshares Theatre Company is proud to fulfill its mission to develop new plays by African American writers by choosing three new plays for the New Griots Play Development Program . The winners are Brothermine by Karen Chilton; Nothing to Lose by...

Auditions for New Griots ’21 Announced
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Auditions for New Griots ’21 Announced

New Griot '21 Announces Audition OpportunitiesMEDIA RELEASE(313) 744-3181/ press@plowsharestheatre.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 14, 2021DETROIT, MI - Plowshares Theatre Company will continue its Reopening Season in June when the New Griots Play Festival presents staged readings of three new plays June 18-20.Dates for Auditions: Due to COVID-19 protocols all auditions will be done virtually. The audition period...

Plowshares Reopens with “One Night Only – ROOST”
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Plowshares Reopens with “One Night Only – ROOST”

After a year in quarantine, Plowshares is saying "The Show Must Go On."  Just over a year ago when the COVID-19 pandemic began, we put our season on hold as a precaution to protect our patrons, artists, and crew member from harm. But unlike other professions that have begun to consider a permanent work-from-home arrangement,...

Rules of the Audition Room
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Rules of the Audition Room

An audition is a job interview, so we need to act like it. Actors should expect the audition process will vary from one institution to another; no two auditions are exactly alike. However, there are some rules we expect auditioners to follow. Always be prompt. If possible, be 15 minutes early so as have time...