June 25, 2021.Reading time 1 minute.
Admission to online showings of Idris Goodwin’s Black Flag are free but donations are strongly encouraged. Approximately 80% of all donations will go to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, at the playwright’s request. All showings will begin at 7 p.m. central time and last approximately 20 minutes. To register for July 14, or July 15, click […]
June 25, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
“Aptly named, “Black Flag” has to do with America’s Original Sin of slavery and the terrible schism that this has created over the decades through the present-day ..The story alludes to today’s deep cultural clashes and the struggle for ideology.” Julia W. Rath Aroundthetownchicago.com July, 2021 The 2nd Act Players decided to stream Idris […]
June 17, 2021.Reading time 1 minute.
Black Flag author Idris Goodwin has deep creative roots in Chicago and the Midwest. Born in Detroit, he earned a bachelor of arts degree in film, video and screenwriting at Colombia College Chicago. He then went on to get a master’s degree in creative writing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He […]
June 4, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
The 2nd Act Players has commissioned award-winning playwright John Mabey to write a new two-act comedy about post-pandemic life. Tentatively titled The Roaring 2020s, the play will follow the lives of a family — a father, mother, grandmother, adult daughter, adult son and his boyfriend, trying to figure out what is “normal” in the days […]
June 2, 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
The Evanston 2nd Act Players is honored to be partnering with award-winning Black Playwright Idris Goodwin this summer to stream Black Flag, one of five short plays in Goodwin’s Open Source Scripts for an Antiracist Tomorrow. A special streaming presentation of the film will take place July 1, 7 p.m. central time, as part of […]