ZOOM PLAY READING IN HONOUR OF TROY!

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Join PIECE OF MINE Arts on Monday, July 13 at 6pm for a special ZOOM reading of The Negroes Are Congregating by Natasha Adiyana Morris. This Dora-nominated Outstanding New Play is a timely piece on racism in Canada. In support of fundraising tuition for local librettist Troy De Four, enrolled in NYU Tisch Musical Theatre Writing […]

DORA NOMINATED FOR OUTSTANDING NEW PLAY!

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EHHHHHHHHH! The Negroes Are Congregating by Natasha Adiyana Morris is nominated for a 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding New Play The winner will be announced virtually on the Dora Awards Youtube channel, MONDAY JUNE 29, 7:30PM. We would like to thank the jury for this nomination, everyone who has seen the play since […]

Mooney on Theatre Review

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REVIEW: THE NEGROES ARE CONGREGATING (PIECE OF MINE ARTS PRODUCTION/THEATRE PASSE MURAILLE) MARCH 10, 2020 KEIRA GRANT   A much-needed wake-up call on the realities of Black existence The Negroes are Congregating opens with a sermon and ends with a dialogue. In between, the three-person cast uses a series of sketches to say all the things Black […]

Stage Door Toronto Review

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Review: The Negroes Are Congregating Natasha Adiyana Morris invites audiences to experience uncomfortable raw truths about racism and its effects through the black lens with The Negroes Are Congregating. Melanie Anthony March 10, 2020   On arrival to see The Negroes are Congregating, it’s impossible not to notice the huge cross hanging over the stage. We are […]

31 Black Canadian female playwrights you need to know

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As a theatre lover and a playwright, Amanda Parris desperately wants to see more of their works on stage Amanda Parris · CBC Arts · Posted: Mar 06, 2020   Black Light is a weekly column by Governor General Award-winning writer Amanda Parris that spotlights, champions and challenges art and popular culture that is created by Black people and/or centres […]

ByBlacks The Negroes Are Congregating Interview

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The Negroes Are Congregating Is The Ultimate Clap Back Against Racism  Written by  Rosey Edeh | Twitter: @roseyedeh   The Negroes Are Congregating is a relentless, in your face, mélange of sketch, vignette and spoken word that takes you to church and into the Black psyche living with anti-Black racism, all without missing a beat. The play is […]

Broadway World Review: The Negroes Are Congregating

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BWW Review: THE NEGROES ARE CONGREGATING Is A Powerful Examination Of Black Culture And Experience by Isabella Perrone Mar. 5, 2020   PIECE OF MINE Arts and Theatre Passe Muraille’s THE NEGROES ARE CONGREGATING is a wickedly smart, biting examination of what it’s like to be a Black person in Toronto today. Through a series of vignettes, the three-person […]

ETALK Feature on The Negroes are Congregating

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‘The Negroes are Congregating’ is showing the Black experience in Canada through a different lens Creator and Director Natasha Adiyana Morris explains the boundary-pushing stage play, highlighting select scenes from the show. It’s not every day THEATRE get’s a spotlight, a WIN for the craft.      This is a PIECE OF MINE Arts production […]

CBC Arts ‘2020’s must-see projects by Black artists’ includes NAC nod

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It’s always an honor to be recognized by Amanda Parris, an extraordinary literary artist and journalist. Her new column Black Light for CBC Arts “spotlights, champions and challenges art and popular culture that is created by Black people and/or centres Black people.” We’re here for it, especially putting Canadian narratives on the map! Here’s what […]

Black Women in Theatre: February 6th-8th, 2020

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Featured artists L to R: Anne Marie Woods aka Amani, Anyika Mark, Dian Marie Bridge, Korinn Annette Jefferies, Nicole Morgan, Paulina Anthony-O’Kieffe, and Natassia Parson-Morris.   The concept of Black Women in Theatre has been in demand by artists who follow PIECE OF MINE Arts for a number of years, although we did not have the capacity […]