Award Winner Charlayne Woodard Will Headline Premieres' Inner Voices Series | Playbill

News Award Winner Charlayne Woodard Will Headline Premieres' Inner Voices Series Premieres, whose mission is "to bring new music theatre to light," will launch Inner Voices – their biannual series of solo works featuring two teams of playwrights and composers with Grace and The Other Room with creative team including Drama Desk and Tony nominee Charlayne Woodard – Oct. 4 at 3 PM at The TBG Theatre (312 W. 36th Street).

Charlayne Woodard
Charlayne Woodard

Official opening is Oct. 11 at 8:00 PM with performances continuing through Nov. 1.

In press notes, Paulette Haupt, artistic director, describes the solo shows as, "two intimate explorations of loss, courage and triumph."

Cast and further creative teams will be announced at a later date.

Here's how the productions are billed:

By Charlayne Woodard
Music by Kirsten Childs
Directed by Shirley Jo Finney

"Grace, a haunting and soulful tale about brilliant, arrogant, award-winning novelist, Grace Monroe, as she faces the most devastating challenge of her life, forcing her to reassess her past, present and future. Libretto by award-winning actress and playwright Woodard and score by Childs."


The Other Room
By Mark Campbell
Music by Marisa Michelson
Directed by Ethan Heard

"The Other Room is a moving and often humorous solo piece celebrating the power of friendship and political engagement in the midst of the AIDS crisis. Lena reflects on her profound love for her friend Steve at a critical point in their relationship when he becomes seriously ill. Libretto by Campbell and score by Michelson."

Tickets are $25.

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