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New Voices Program: Culminating Event 2022

May 26, 2022

Virtual (General Admission)

We are thrilled to present the culminating event for our New Voices Program cohort live online! The New Voices Program is a playwriting program for local Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and members of the LGBTQIA+ community, facilitated by our friends at The Ink Project.

Help us celebrate the work that these talented writers have put together over the last several months on May 26 at 6:00pm live on RLT’s Facebook page.

Thursday, May 26
6:00 – 9:00pm
Tune in to the RLT Facebook page to watch!

The Plays & Playwrights

Enjoy 10 minute excerpts from each our of participant’s plays that were developed over the course of the program during the culminating event. Learn more about each of our playwrights here! See below for the featured plays:

They Said It Was Okay
by Margaux Escutin
Directed by Germona Sharp

Wake Up
by Christina Sapien-lezzi
Directed by Tim Locklear

Just A Shot Away
by Diamone Ricketts
Directed by Elena Montero Mulligan

The Day It All Went Downhill
by Harrison Casey
Directed by Larry Evans

What’s Next?
by MK Alova
Directed by Germona Sharp

3 Year Old Hitch
by Monique Cheri Stokes
Directed by Anthony Hayes

Violet Kiss
by Josue Gerado Ruiz Elizondo
Directed by Elena Montero Mulligan

Eight One Eight Two
by Rishi Chowdhary
Directed by Kanika Vaish

by Judy Dove
Directed by Mike Brannon

Oscar, We Can’t Afford a Title Page
by Nori Rivera
Directed by TBA

The Trip
by Qualia Holder-Cozart
Directed by Tim Locklear

Daisy Fresh
by Anna Muthalay
Directed by Anthony Hayes

by Shane Dittmar
Directed by Larry Evans


The New Voices Program is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

Ticket Information

Total run time is approximately 3 hours with one intermission. This event may contain adult themes and language.

Show Time:

  • Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m.

No ticket required. RSVP here and watch the event live on RLT’s Facebook page!