VOICES FOR VICTORY
Voices for Victory is a bi-monthly series at The Victory Theatre Center that gives a stage to up-and-coming playwrights from the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities.
COMING UP: SUNDAY, DEC. 18!
Hard Soil by Maximillian Gill
Watch it in-person at the theatre or stream it live via zoom!
Cast: Sapna Kumar, Gerald James, Denice Lee, David Jahn, Alexis Genya
A contemporary take on The Bacchae, Hard Soil is a bold but lighthearted piece in which the Greek god of wine, DIONYSUS, is a gender non-conforming deity who is called upon by RUBY and IRIS, who are partners both in life and in their life's dream: a welcoming winery. The couple asks for the help of this sometimes troublesome but always amusing god, as they are being pushed out of their business by the surrounding conservative community.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
If you are a playwright from one of the BIPOC communities (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) with at least one feature length play, and you would like for your work to be part of our Voices for Victory, we want to hear from you!
UPDATE: Thank you to those who submitted for this season. We received a lot of wonderful pieces, and we are enjoying reading through them all. If you are interested in submitting for next season, submissions will be open again soon. Bookmark this page!
Rashim Cannad is the producer of Voices for Victory. He is also one of the producers for the storytelling show, BackStory, at The Victory Theatre Center. Rashim is an award winning screenwriter and independent filmmaker who was raised in a tough neighborhood in inner-city Philadelphia. He has written a number of scripts for stage and screen. A member of Mensa, Rashim uses his rare combination of talents and experiences to help bring a new and thoughtful perspective to his writing.