In celebration of Women's History Month, Women of Color Productions has been presenting the first annual festival of works by and about women of color March 8-28. Performances take place at the Abron's Art Center's Experimental Theatre and the Theatre at the Riverside Church.
A collection of pieces by women of African-American, Native American, Caribbean, African, Latino, East Indian and Asian descent, Through Her Eyes will feature 130 performances of the work of 35 playwrights and performance artists, along with a spoken word/poetry series, children's programming and a lecture series.
Playwrights include Bridgett Barnett, Kay Matschullat, Gabrielle Bayme, Jamal Williams, Jacqueline Wade, Carmen Mathis, Jackie Greene and Gloria Brown, among others. Virginia Johnson and Dyane Harvey will choreograph two pieces for the festival.
Tickets are $12. For information, reservations and festival passes, call (212) 501-3842.
-- By Christine Ehren