#BLUELIGHTSERIES – FALL 2020 PROGRAM

A collaboration with Conch Shell Productions and HB Studio:

#BLUELIGHTSERIES – FALL 2020 PROGRAM

We will be streaming performances live on WWW.ONTHESTAGE.COM.

 

Friday, Oct 2nd – 9:00pm EST/ 6:00pm PST – Artist Chat

(ARTIST CHAT WILL BE PRESENTED LIVE ON FACEBOOK AND YOUTUBE)

Moderated by Artistic directors Edith Meeks and Literary Manager Sergei Burbank featured #BLUELIGHTSERIES playwrights Magaly Colimon-Christopher, Nelson Diaz Marcan, Juan Ramirez Jr., and Gretchen Suarez-Pena chat about the function of comedy during challenging times.

 

PROGRAM A: Friday, October 9 – 9:00pm EST/ 6:00pm PST – LIVE PERFORMANCE + Q&A

I MARRIED A BLACK REPUBLICAN 

written by Magaly Colimon-Christopher; directed by Tanya E. Taylor

On the eve of presidential election 2020, Grace – a staunch Haitian-American Democrat – discovers her new husband is a Republican, and struggles between destroying her political enemy or loving him.  Will love win?

THE CUSTOMER VOTING SERVICE 

written by Juan Ramirez, Jr.; directed by Susan Tenney

After waking up from a coma in 2040, Marc gets his Citizen Call Check-In from a representative named Lani, who informs him that voting isn’t only mandatory but that he must make a choice. Will he?

 

PROGRAM B: Friday, OCT 16 – 9:00pm EST/ 6:00pm PST – LIVE PERFORMANCE + Q&A 

THE ARITHMETIC OF MEMORY 

written by Gretchen Suarez-Pena;  directed by Teisha Duncan

Claudine and Missy work to remember the ones they’ve lost, even as they try not to lose themselves

I SAW JESUS IN TOA BAJA  

by Nelson Diaz-Marcano; directed by Kat Yen

Leslie, a gender non-binary Puerto Rican, recaps the first 60 days after a Hurricane left their home devastated and the meetings with a certain divine figure who will change their course.

 

PROGRAM A: OCT 23 – 9:00pm EST/ 6:00pm PST – LIVE PERFORMANCE + Q&A

I MARRIED A BLACK REPUBLICAN 

written by Magaly Colimon-Christopher; directed by Tanya E. Taylor

On the eve of presidential election 2020, a staunch Haitian-American Democrat discovers her new husband is a Republican, and struggles between destroying her political enemy or loving him.  Will love win?

THE CUSTOMER VOTING SERVICE 

written by Juan Ramirez, Jr.; directed by Susan Tenney

After waking up from a coma in 2040, Marc gets his Citizen Call Check-In from a representative named Lani, who informs him that voting isn’t only mandatory but that he must make a choice. Will he?

 

PROGRAM B: OCT 30 – 9:00pm EST/ 6:00pm PST– LIVE PERFORMANCE + Q&A

THE ARITHMETIC OF MEMORY 

written by Gretchen Suarez-Pena;  directed by Teisha Duncan

Claudine and Missy work to remember the ones they’ve lost, even as they try not to lose themselves

I SAW JESUS IN TOA BAJA  

by Nelson Diaz-Marcano; directed by Kat Yen

Leslie, a gender non-binary Puerto Rican, recaps the first 60 days after a Hurricane left their home devastated and the meetings with a certain divine figure who will change their course.

Made possible with support from the Noël Coward Foundation

Details

  • Time:
    Every week on Friday
    October 2, 2020 – October 30, 2020
    9:00 pm – 10:30 pm ET
  • Location: Online Via Zoom, , ,