SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
April - July, 2022
Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block… the deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he’s in desperate need of inspiration. That is, until he finds his muse – Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will’s greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including breaking the law) to appear in his next play. Against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming, and backstage theatrics, Will’s love for Viola quickly blossoms and inspires him to write his greatest masterpiece.
Co-Directed: Douglas Dubois & Ricky Drummond
THE WORD FROM KAMPALA
The Flea Theatre, Off Broadway
TOSOS, New York City
February 28, 2022
A staged reading of The Word From Kampala, written by Chris Weikel. Jane and Jeremy are unexpectedly visited in their suburban Ohio home by an old friend from their days serving as missionaries in Africa. The visit brings them face to face with a troubling connection between their religious work, their estranged son Paul, and Uganda’s restrictive anti-gay policies. The couple must confront the far-reaching unintended consequences of their past actions in a deeply personal way.
TURN ON, Advert
Upper East Side, New York City
Written by Ejembi Joseph, Directed by Douglas Dubois. Turn on is an advert dedicated to mental health advocacy. It centers a couple manifesting traits of abuse and has a call to action for especially black communities to seek mental health support, and talk to someone about intimate partner violence.
Actors: Oluchi Anuakpado & Douglas Dubois.
Cinematography by Moorshotz
Assistant Director / Dramaturg
Keegan Theater, Washington DC
October - November 2021
Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire creates both a loving portrait of his hometown and a widely relatable tale of socio-economic struggle. In the world of Good People, we see that very few can afford to be as good as they think they are, but acts of sacrifice and gestures of kindness come at the most surprising moments and from the most unexpected of sources. Assisting Directed by Josh Sticklin.
Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab,
New York City,
A play by Ugandan Playwright, Achiro Patricia Olwoch. A fine line between decision making and culture, meets when Asiimwe contemplates bearing a child out of wedlock. Produced by Anne Cataneo, we cast an African American cast for the reading, performed to 69 Directors from around the world.