FRI. DEC 26, 3PM | Local Artists Respond: From the author of "A Conversation with the Man Who K
Reflections with local theater artists including playwrightJacqueline D. Brown, author of A Conversation with the Man who Killed My Son, and Anika Harden, following the 3:00PM performance.
Jacqueline Brown (Actress, Playwright) is originally from Washington, DC. and now resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Jacqui wrote, produced, and played the character, (Mildred Barnes) in “A Conversation With The Man Who Killed My Son” (2015) which received praise and rave reviews for its run at the Black Theatre Festival this past summer. Her theatrical experience also include: “Vagina Monologues 2015: East of the River;” A Staged Reading: (Rochelle) “A Quick Stop At the Florist;” (Vissegan/Maria) “A Thread of Gold Beads“ (2014); (Landlady/Ensemble) Theatre Lab’s “Violet;” wrote and starred in one-act, one woman play for 2013 DC BLACK THEATRE FESTIVAL“Bedlam in the Pulpit: The Jocelyn Marshall Story;” DC 2013 QUEER Festival (Rochelle) A Quick Stop At the Florist; NVTA 2012 ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION: (Preacher’s Wife); DC WOMEN’S THEATRE; (2012) Vagina Monologues;” VPSTART CROW (2011):(Officer Welch):” Rumors” TRAVELING SPOTLIGHT PRODUCTION (2011):(Homeless Woman) “RENT;” FOOTSTEPS IN TIME (2011): (Staged Reading) Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory; CREATIVE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (2011): (Miss Mary), “Shakin The Mess Outta Misery;” SELAH THEATRE (2008) (Deaconess Helen) “Saints, Ain’ts and Wanabeez;” FOOTSTEPS IN TIME (2008): (Lu, Slave Woman) “The Gray Ghost”. Jacqui is a school social worker for Prince William County Schools, in Manassas, VA.
Anika Harden is an actor, theater artist, and web developer based in Washington, DC. She designed the projection forPOWER! Stokely Carmichael, winner of the 2015 Capital Fringe Director's Award. She appeared in The Dish (Capital Fringe 2014), Butterfly (Wanderlust Theatre Lab), H Street Housewives (Capital Fringe 2013), Breaking Up with ED: Survivors Speak Out on Eating Disorders (Capital Fringe 2012), and Zalmoxis – A Pagan Mystery by Romanian poet Lucian Blaga (Platforma Bucharest). She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Television Production from New York University. Ms. Harden serves on the Board of Directors ofNew Endeavors by Women, a group of shelters in the District that serve women on the path to independent living and self-sufficiency