Anacostia Street Lions
by ​​Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm
directed by ​​Michael John Garcés
Pacific Playwrights Festival
April 21, 2017 - April 21, 2017

Washington, D.C., 2049 AD: the feral cat population has been neutralized, and now the M.A.N. turns its attention to the “undesirables” in the human population. But twins Fable and Korinna and their Grandthang don’t intend to go down without a fight. Funny. Fierce. Frighteningly imaginable.

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Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm has had his work produced at Mosaic Theater in D.C. (Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies); The Catholic University of America (Br’er Cotton); Convergence Theatre (Bhavi the Avenger); Endstation Theatre Company (In Sweet Remembrance); and Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival (A Month of Sundays). His play, Br’er Cotton has an upcoming production at Kitchen Dog Theater in Dallas. He has developed new works with Signature Theatre, Theater J, Theater Alliance, The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) and has held residencies at Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Djerassi Resident Artists Program and Eugene O’Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference. He was a finalist for the Inaugural Relentless Award. Chisholm received two of the 2016 National KCACTF awards, the Rosa Parks Playwriting Award and the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award.He holds an MFA in Playwriting from the Catholic University of America and is currently in the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard.

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