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Category: Theatre

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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...

Hastings Street
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Hastings Street

DETROIT, MI – Michigan’s only professional African American Theatre, Plowshares Theatre Company, presents a virtual concert of songs from an original musical set in Detroit past. The play, Hastings Street, is a work in progress set in 1949 at the cusp of the order to tear down Black Bottom, the segregated Black community that was once where...