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Antoinette Nwandu

ANTOINETTE NWANDU

  

Nationality:    African American
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Literary Agent:    ICM Partners  represented by Ross Weiner

Antoinette Nwandu is a Brooklyn-based playwright via Los Angeles. Current projects include PASS OVER, which she is developing as a 2013-14 Dramatists Guild Fellow, and the book for an untitled musical theater collaboration with Adam Ben-David. Her play FLAT SAM, which won both the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festivals Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award and the Negro Ensemble Companys Douglas Turner Ward Prize, was last produced by Baltimores Theatre Morgan as part of their 2013 season. Antoinette's work has been produced and developed by The Movement Theater Company, WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory, Dreamscape Theatre, Fire This Time, First Look Theatre Company, Broken Glass, Generous Company and the Monarch Theater Company. She was a literary Fellow at the Eugene ONeill Playwrights Conference, and regularly performs original pieces with the spoken-word ensemble Sister Scribes. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.

Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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below is a list of Antoinette Nwandu's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        4 Sustenance         Black Boy & the War         Flat Sam         Vanna White Must Die



4 Sustenance

Synopsis:
One play, four playwrights. Four Sustenance examines the complexity of our relationships with the planet and with each other. Through multiple stories and a fusion of music, movement and spoken text, the piece asks us to re-evaluate how we sustain our body, spirit and connection to the world.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
written by Antoinette Nwandu, Ricardo Perez-Gonzalez, Stacy O'Neill, And Harrison David Rivers

1st Produced:
theatres at 45 Bleecker
45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012     30 May 2012

Organisations:
Movement Theatre Company

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Black Boy & the War

Synopsis:
A man who hears war in his dreams. . . A woman caught in silence. . . Black Boy & the War delves into the complicated and inextricable connection between the Black Man and the Black Woman. With the constant push and pull of love and society's power to make and unmake one's identity this piece begs to question, "where will this Black Boy have to go to find his name?"
- nytheatre.com

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1st Produced:
Harlem School of the Arts
645 St. Nicholas AVenue, New York, NY 10030     10 Feb 2011

Organisations:
Movement Theater Company

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Flat Sam

Synopsis:
Flat Soldiers or Flat Daddies were the names given to life sized photographs of soldiers that were deployed by Desert Storm. They were given to the wives. One wife makes hers come to life

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Vanna White Must Die

Synopsis:
What has a girl got to do to keep her love alive?

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1st Produced:
Fire This Time Festival, New York     2012

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1st Published:
in "he Fire This Time Festival Season Three". http://www.indietheaternow.com/Play/the-fire-this-time-festival-season-three   -

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Genre:
Ten minute play

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