'TRANSFORMATIONS' is a virtual play festival showing the breadth of the            African  American experience.

              These six plays are rooted in stories of the past and present               and resonate today, giving hope for the future.

     Watch virtual programming from June 14th-20th at www.weouthereseattle.com


Since 2006, we have been creating new works, developing artists,
collaborating, producing, supporting and 
providing a platform for Black artistic voices.

The Mahogany Project is Powered by Shunpike


Shunpike is the 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that provides independent arts groups in Washington State with the services, resources, and opportunities they need to forge their own paths to sustainable success.

                  Watch all six plays written by members of the African-American Writers Alliance                                              featuring local area directors, artists, musicians, crew and creatives! 


                                                              Plays Featured:

Changing Oil - Playwright: Georgia S. McDade, Director: Lydia K. Valentine

Back In the Day - Playwright: Yvonne Gwendolyn Smith, Director: Merri Ann Osborne  

Disneyland Bus - Playwright: Rolyat Mosi,  Director: Chino Gonzales 

Madison Park Bench - Playwright: Jacqueline (Jaye) Ware,  Director: Sadiqua Iman 

Redbone and Black History: As Seen Through the Eyes of a Child  - Playwright: Helen Collier,  Director: Valerie Curtis-Newton 

Troubled Waters - Playwright: Minnie Collins,  Director: Lydia K. Valentine

Also available for viewing is the June 20, 2020 conversation with playwrights Georgia S. McDade, Yvonne Gwendolyn Smith, Rolyat Mosi, Jacqueline (Jaye) Ware, Helen Collier, Minnie Collins and Dramaturg/Playwright/Director Lydia K. Valentine, moderated by Merri Ann Osborne, Executive Director of The Mahogany Project. 

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