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New Voices Program: Culminating Event 2023

June 14, 2023

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 June 14 at 6:30pm live on RLT’s Facebook page.

Wednesday, June 14
6:30 – 8:00pm
Tune in to the RLT Facebook page to watch!

The Plays & Playwrights

Enjoy 12-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 and the approximate times they will be presented during the event.

Content Warning: Some of the plays contain adult themes and language, including discussions of the death of a child. Viewer discretion is advised.

A Very Famous Man (6:40-6:52pm)
by Courtney Guthrie
Directed by Tamara Peterson

Memento Mori (6:52-7:04pm)
by Ana Sanchez
Directed by Sam Howard
TRIGGER WARNING: Death / Grief content

Welcome to the Arts (7:04-7:16pm)
by Nicholas C. Johnson
Directed by Bryce Nasir

It Will Come Back (7:16-7:28pm)
by Griffin James
Directed by Nicky Taylor
TRIGGER WARNING: Child death / Child corpse description

Our Hues Are Enuff To Withstand The Storm (7:28-7:40pm)
by Roni Nicole
Directed by Roni Nicole


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

Ticket Information

Total run time is approximately 1.5 hours. This event contains adult themes and language.

Show Time:

  • Wednesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m.

No ticket required. Watch the event live on RLT’s Facebook page!