FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade presents this annual festival showcasing new short works by early career playwrights of African and African-American descent. More…
'The Fire This Time Festival' was founded in 2009 by playwright Kelley Nicole Girod to provide rising African and African-American playwrights more opportunities to write and develop new work that reflects diverse perspectives. The festival has evolved into an annual January event, expanding upon its core short play presentations to offer panel discussions, staged readings, and other programs. Check the festival's official website for the complete lineup.
See it if 8th annual FTTF continues to be provocative platform for emerging African-American playwrights. Very potent material packed into time frame
Don't see it if Overall staging a little clunky, musical soundscape between the six plays obtrusive; set changes could be quicker but work is of the moment