New Griots Festivals
Plowshares Theatre is re-launching its annual play development initiative New Griots Festival a multi-day festival showcasing the works of emerging and established African-American playwrights. The Festival will include plays in Plowshares Theatre’s 2019 development season, as well as new submissions to be juried by a panel of theatre artists.
July 21 - 31
Plowshares Theatre Company, presents Hastings Street. The world premiere musical is set on the cusp of change in Detroit. Sporting a book and score written by local artists John Sloan III and Kris Johnson, Hastings Street, explores the lives of Detroiters at a moment when the city was rewriting the lives and landscape of thousands of African Americans in the name of progress.