The Native Theater Festival
THE NATIVE THEATER FESTIVAL
November 12, 2008 – November 15, 2008
ALL READINGS/DISCUSSIONS ARE FREE!
The Native Theater Festival is dedicated to presenting extraordinary theater from today’s Native artists. In its second year, The Native Theater Festival featured:
- Three free readings of new works by Native playwrights Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, Laura Shamas, and Eric Gansworth followed by post-show discussions.
- A discussion with Oskar Eustis and a panel of Native artists on Politics and Performance that was open to the general public.
- A concert in Joe's Pub by Native and African-American singer Martha Redbone.
The Public Theater’s Native Theater Festival was made possible through the generous support of The Ford Foundation.
The Public is honored to partner with the following organizations:
The Native Theater Festival Advisory Committee:
Hanay Geiogamah (Kiowa-Delaware), Terry Gomez (Comanche Nation – Numunu), Alanis King (Odawa Nation), Daniel David Moses (Delaware from the Six Nations Reserve), Yvette Nolan (Algonquin from Kitiganzibi), Jennifer Podemski (Saulteux/Israeli), Randy Reinholz (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma), Sheila Tousey (Menominee and Stockbridge-Munsee),
and Edward Wemytewa (Zuni).