One Performance Only!

Friday, October 11, 2013

One Performance Only! 
With New Monologues about or in the Voices of Children
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ASP commissioned African American writers to examine the 419 graves of the anonymous men, women and children who lived in colonial New York and are buried at the African Burial Ground. The writers imagined their lives. These are their..

Unheard Voices 
a monologue play with music
Conceived by Judy Tate  
Written by the ASP Writers' Collective 
Directed by Melissa Maxwell 
 Monday, October 21st, 7pm
170 Central Park West @ 77th St.
 Free For Educators and Students!
RSVP to:
or call (212) 485-9293

Lynnette Freeman, Larry Floyd, Melissa Murray-Mutch, Devin Haqq
 Original vocals by Aramide Ferguson and Percussion by Baba Don Eaton

Featuring writing by:
Keith Josef Adkins, Dennis Allen II, Joshua Allen, Cassandra Medley, 
Dominique Morisseau,  Harrison Rivers, 
Judy Tate, Alexander Thomas and Cori Thomas
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The American Slavery Project, Producing Artistic Director, Judy Tate
The American Slavery Project: Unheard Voices is a sponsored project of the Vera Institute of Justice
and is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts and the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council 
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Friday, September 20, 2013

presentation of play --"Cell" in August, 2013, Hood River, Oregon


Award-winning play "Cell" published in Outstanding Short Plays  in 2012. Edited Craig Pospisil.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013


“You canʼt wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club”
Jack London

Award-winning New York City playwright Cassandra Medley offers: Writers Gym, ™ for aspiring, and/or practicing writers.   Have an idea for a play, screenplay, prose, or creative non-fiction piece you have always yearned to write, but never seem to get around to actually putting the words down?    Do you have trouble returning to your writing project once your enthusiasm and confidence seems to melt away?   My writing prompts will help guide you to initiate the fiction project you have always wanted to begin, or to help you continue,  develop, and sustain a project you are in the process of creating.

Find inspiration and guidance for developing and fleshing out distinctive and compelling characters in your stories.  Explore, investigate, and gain access to your spontaneous ideas and visions so as to discover ever more forceful and persuasive story lines.  

Writers Gym  specialized writing exercises are tailored to your own specific needs, and  will help you transform your  writers block into active, and consistent writing practice.    Writing sessions provide  guidance project inception, through   revisions, and complete drafts.  Exercises cover playwriting/screenplay/ fiction techniques.  Additional guidance is offered for working through resistance, and writers block.

  Start that writing project you are yearning to write, and follow through stages of development, revision, and completed draft.

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Webpage:  Cassandra Medley- Playwright

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 I recommend Writer’s Gym to others as a place where they can light out into the territory of the unknown and discover the necessary resources to keep bushwhacking forward.

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