The Lenfest Center for the Arts
Kyle Bass (Ruth E. Flournoy Theater Endowment) Playwriting Workshop
Kyle Bass: Playwriting Workshop
Wednesday, February 15th
3:30 to 5:30 pm.
The Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies will host Bass in a Playwriting Workshop on February 15 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre. Bass is the 2022-2023 Ruth E. Flournoy Theater Endowment recipient.
In addition, Bass is showing a screening of his play Citizen James and a Playwright's Talk on February 14th in the STACKHOUSE Theater from 5 - 7:30 p.m. as part of the MUDD Center's CARELAB project in partnership with the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies and the Office of Inclusion and Engagement. The talk is entitiled Conflict & Care: A Dramaturgy of Harm and Hope highlighting how we care for institutions through telling honest histories and stories about them. No tickets are required.
Bass is the author of the play Possessing Harriet, commissioned by the Onondaga Historical Association, which received its world premiere at Syracuse Stage in 2018, was subsequently produced at Franklin Stage Company and will be produced at the East Lynn Theater Company in 2022.
His new plays include salt/city/blues, which will have its world premiere at Syracuse Stage in 2022; Citizen James, or The Young Man Without A Country, a one-man show on James Baldwin, commissioned by Syracuse Stage, which streamed in 2021 and will tour live in 2022; libretto for Libba Cotton: Here This Day, a new opera based on the life of American folk music legend Libba Cotten, commissioned by The Society for New Music; and Tender Rain which will receive its world premiere in Syracuse Stage's 22/23 season..