Jul
28
to Jul 29

3GT'S NEW WORKS FESTIVAL | BIRTH RIGHTS

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Hello There!

I'm thrilled to invite you to a staged reading of BIRTH RIGHTS, an investigative theater project I was invited to collaborate on with 3 Girls Theatre Company, who develops, produces and promotes new plays by women playwrights.

SYNOPSIS: 3GT’s new investigative theater team [writers Jennifer Lynne Roberts, Nia Fairweather and Linda Giron] shares, BIRTH RIGHTS, a harrowing work-in-progress that explores the current administration’s war on the reproductive rights of undocumented teens at the border. 

EVENT DETAILS:  JULY 28, 2018 | TIME: 7: 30PM | LOCATION: Z Below (450 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA)

This is a pay what you can event! However, you can reserve your seat in advance for $10 by visiting this link.

3GT's long-time partner, NARAL Pro-Choice America, will lead a post-reading panel discussion with activists in the field about what can be done to counter the attacks.

For more information and to reserve your seats, please visit 3GirlsTheatre.org

This reading of Birth Rights is a part of 3GT's New Works Festival which runs July 27- August. Visit this link for more information and the full festival schedule. 

See you there,

Nia

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Jun
1
to Jul 2

ALL AH WEE! | A Caribbean Heritage Month Celebration!

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ALL AH WEE! is a personal video series in celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month.

For the month of June, I shared some of my favorite people, things and experiences as a Carib-American. It was be pure fun, pure vibes and pure love.

You can join the celebration by visiting the READ section of my website and watching the videos.

ENJOY :)

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Feb
12
to Feb 13

STAGED READING: CADILLAC CREW

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I'm thrilled to be playing the role of 'Rachel' in the staged reading of CADILLAC CREW, a play written by Tori Sampson, which reflects on the importance of black women in the fight for equality and asks us to consider the implications of their erasure from past and present movements.

There will be 2 readings of CADILLAC CREW: February 12 at 7:30pm (Roble Hall, Stanford) and February 13 at 7pm (NOHspace)Both readings are $Free.99 (pay what you can) and open to the public so come out and explore with us!

These readings are a part of the Playwright Foundation's Rough Reading Series where exceptional new works that push into new theatrical territory, challenge assumptions, and present deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society are read for an intimate audience.

 For more information and tickets, please visit www.playwrightfoundation.org

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Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

SPECIAL SCREENING | THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR

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Recy Taylor (pictured above), a 24-year-old African-American mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists.

The crime was extensively covered in the black press and an early catalyst for the civil rights movement.

Please join me in honoring Recy Taylor's legacy by attending a very special screening of The Rape of Recy Taylor and discussion hosted by Felicia Horowitz and GLIDE in honor of Black History Month.

Date & Time: Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM

To RSVP, please click here.  All guests MUST be registered to attend. ,

Hope to see you there,

Nia

FILM SYNOPSIS: Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists. The NAACP sent its chief rape investigator Rosa Parks, who rallied support and triggered an unprecedented outcry for justice.  

To learn more about the film, please visit their website here.

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Aug
24
to Sep 10

WORLD PREMIERE | ZENITH

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I'm THRILLED to be playing the role of 'Hazel' in Zenith, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge! The world premiere of ZENITH at San Francisco Playhouse's Sandbox Series runs from August 24, 2017 to September 10, 2017.  

The Sandbox Series is a part of SF Playhouse's commitment to developing new plays by utilizing top-notch directors, actors, and designers as a means to provide increased exposure for new voices in American Theater.

Check here for more information and to purchase tickets for ZENITH. Use the discount code ZENITH5 to get $5 off when you book online :)

Upcoming performances:

  • Thursday, August 31 @ 7:00pm (Sold Out)
  • Friday, September 1 @ 8:00pm (Sold Out)
  • Saturday, September 2 @ 3:00pm
  • Saturday, September 2 @ 8:00pm
  • Sunday, September 3 @ 2:00pm (Sold Out)
  • Thursday, September 7 @ 7:00pm (Sold Out)
  • Friday, September 8, 2017 @ 8:00pm
  • Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, September 9 @ 8:00pm
  • Sunday, September 10, 2017 @ 2:00pm

If you have any questions, feel free to email me at hello@niafairweather.com.

Hope to see you there!

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Apr
22
6:30 PM18:30

staged reading | mercy

I'm thrilled to be playing the role of 'Kyra' in the staged reading of MERCY, a play written by Julius Rea, which explores the structural violence and inherited trauma that one's history is comprised off.

There will be 2 readings of MERCY, Thursday, April 20 @ 7pm and Saturday, April 22 @ 7pm at Z Below (at Z Space)Both readings are $Free.99 and open to the public so come out and explore with us!

These readings are a part of the 2017 Greenhouse Theater Festival, a collaboration with Z Space and San Francisco State University's Creative Writing and Theater Arts Department. For more information and tickets, please visit greenhousetheatrefestival.org

See you there!

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Apr
20
6:30 PM18:30

staged reading | mercy

I'm thrilled to be playing the role of 'Kyra' in the staged reading of MERCY, a play written by Julius Rea, which explores the structural violence and inherited trauma that one's history is comprised off.

There will be 2 readings of MERCY, Thursday, April 20 @ 7pm and Saturday, April 22 @ 7pm at Z Below (at Z Space)Both readings are $Free.99 and open to the public so come out and explore with us!

These readings are a part of the 2017 Greenhouse Theater Festival, a collaboration with Z Space and San Francisco State University's Creative Writing and Theater Arts Department. For more information and tickets, please visit greenhousetheatrefestival.org

See you there!

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Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

special presentation | sparrow

Hello! I will be performing a 20 minute excerpt of SPARROW, a one-woman play I'm developing at The Marsh SF on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00PM.

I'm super excited to share this story. The evening will consist of four 20-minute stories told by 4 storytellers. So, come out and join me for an evening of creativity, community and discovery!

If you have any questions, email me at hello@niafairweather.com. See you there!


Here are some additional details:

TICKETS are $8 at the door; first come, first served. You can pay with CC but bring cash just in case!

WHAT TO EXPECT: I will be performing a 20 minute excerpt of SPARROW, a one-woman play I'm developing with The Marsh SF. The evening will consist of four 20-minute stories told by 4 storytellers. 

BART: 24th Street Mission (5 block walk)

PARKING: Street, Metered Parking and Public Garage (21st bet Mission and Valencia)

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