DC Theater Arts - A resonant vision on view in ‘The Window King’ at Live Garra Theatre. Bless ji Jaja's engrossing new play prompted by a terminated pregnancy is both timeless and right on time.
By John Stoltenberg
November 14, 2022
The Window King is an engrossing new play prompted by a terminated pregnancy told in the context of a love relationship and a neighborhood community. Written by Bless ji Jaja and programmed by Live Garra Theatre prior to the devastating decision in Dobbs, The Window King pulses with a poignant originality that is both timeless and right on time.
MD Theatre Guide - ‘The Window King’ presented by Live Garra Theatre at Silver Spring Black Box Theatre
By Anne Valentino
November 20, 2022
"Whiteside’s direction handles an array of structural nuances to a satisfying end, and you leave the theatre with the distinct sense that you know these characters, only wishing that you could see how their lives continue to unfold from here."
In 'Dry Bones' the company tells stories of citizens returning from incarceration.
By: Debbie Minter Jackson - November 12th, 2021
Live Garra Theatre is showcasing Dry Bones by Ivy Hawkins — its first production since the pandemic — in the midst of devastating conditions and ongoing fiscal and cultural challenges. I asked Wanda Whiteside, founder and artistic director, two questions: How and why?
Wanda Whiteside: It’s important to take the journey. We’re storytellers, and after so much time away, it was important to get back in the mix, so I was able to pull together like-minded theater folks who were also aching to get back in the business; got an awesome cast of actors and designers, and a terrific script
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