Acclaimed playwright Idris Goodwin speaks about the craft of storytelling and the transformative power of story listening to empower us all.

The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center is pleased to welcome acclaimed playwright Idris Goodwin for a virtual discussion about the transformative power of story followed by a Q&A.

The Adelphi University Department of Theatre will be performing one of Idris Goodwin’s short plays #MATTER as part of their “Two Short Plays” program later in November.

This program is free, but advance registration is required.  CLICK HERE to reserve a place as part of the discussion.  

Idris Goodwin is a multidisciplinary arts leader and creative community builder.  Across two decades, he has forged a multifaceted career as an award-winning script writer for stage and screen, Break Beat poet, director, educator, and organizer.  He is the new director of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.  The author of Free Plays: Open Source Scripts for an Antiracist Tomorrow, Goodwin is committed to using the arts to spark meaningful conversation.

His critically acclaimed plays And in This Corner: Cassius Clay, How We Got On, and Hype Man: A Break Beat Play are widely produced across the country at professional theatres, college campuses, and nontraditional spaces alike.  He has been honored to receive developmental support from institutions such as The Kennedy Center, the Eugene O’Neil Theater Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Arena Stage and the Playwrights’ Center.

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