2017 AT A GLANCE*

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THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS

Shades of Disclosure 2017 Season
Shades of Disclosure - who are you?
 
world premiere, January 21 - March 11 (extended)     more info         tickets

written by QueerWise
directed by Michael Kearns

Real people. Real stories. Authentic voices of resistance speak about today.
Spanning from the 1988 display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in Washington DC to the worldwide Women’s Marches, Shades of Disclosure illuminates the triumphant lives of real people whose
personal stories have been forgotten or silenced.

Developed through INKubator:  Workshop performance presented December 2016


LORD OF THE UNDERWORLD'S HOME FOR UNWED MOTHERS, Skylight Thatre Company
Lord of the Underworld's Home for Unwed Mothers

world premiere, March 31 - May 14

written by Louisa Hill  (Skylight resident writer)
directed by Tony Abatemarco

Winner of the Kennedy Centers' Mark Twain Award for Comic Playwriting, Louisa Hills' reimagining of the Persephone myth explores the politics of motherhood through a landscape of Catholicism, horticulture, and death metal.  Louisa is also a Humanitas Award winner for this play.

 


Black Super Hero 2017 Season

Black Super Hero Magic Mama

world premiere, July 28 - September 3

written by Inda Craig-Galvan
directed by Deena Selenow

A single mother is unable to cope with the shooting death of her 14-year-old son by a White police officer. She must decide if she’ll stay in her splash-and-pow comic book world where sons don’t die, or return to the real world and mourn her loss.

                                                                Developed through INKubator Play Reading Series, August 2016


Our Fathers House 2017 Season

Our Father's House

world premiere, October 27 - December 3
co-produced with Playwrights' Arena

written by Luis Alfaro
directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera

Celebrated Los Angeles playwright, Luis Alfaro, examines the traits of violence in religion in this new play.

Loosely inspired by Lorca’s classic tale, The House of Bernarda Alba, this new theatrical work combines physical
                                                          work, choral voices and storytelling on a bare stage.



GET INKED - Celebrity Play Reading Series 
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Get Inked 2017 SeasonGet INKed - Celebrity Reading 
new play reading, March 12

a new play by a Tony Award nominated playwright

Details will be made available in February.

 

 

Get Inked 2017 SeasonGet INKed - Celebrity Reading 
new play reading, June 4

To be announced in April

 


 

 



GROWING ART & ARTISTS - New Works in Development

Humanitas Festival 2017 SeasonHumanitas New Play Festival
special event, April 21, 22 & 23

Second annual

Details available in March.

 

 

 

PlayLAb Festival 2017 SeasonPlayLAb New Play Festival
special event, May 6 - 21

New plays from Skylight's resident writers.
Details available in April


 


 

Lyric Project Concert 2017 SeasonLyric Project Concert 
special event, June 3 & 4

Annual concert of new songs created by young composers and professional songwriters.

Supported in part by The ASCAP Foundation, LA City Cultural Affairs and Boeing Employee Community Fund.

 Find out more about the program here.


 



ART INTO ACTION - Community Outreach

Alimento 2017 SeasonAlimento

community event, November 12

Art Into Action community fundraising event to help feed the hungry on Thanksgiving Day.

Theatre and community intersect in this annual event produced in association with Art Division, a fine arts nonprofit in Los Angeles. Over 300 hungry people are fed each year.

 


 

World AIDS Day 2017 seasonWorld AIDS Day
community event, December 3

Art Into Action community event in recognition of World AIDS Day (Dec.1st)

World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year as an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, and first commemorated in 1988.

 

 

 

*Plays, artists and schedule are subject to change.