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Bright Half Life – March 15
March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm$25
Join us at OutrSpaces for this production of Bright Half Life By Tanya Barfield!
Performances at 7:30 PM on March 15, 16, 22, and 23.
Tickets are $25 a piece.
Options to be a production sponsor by donating more!
A moving love story spanning decades in an instant — from marriage, skydiving, children and the infinite moments that create a life. Deceivingly insignificant words and interactions ripple through their memories as these two women decide if soulmates is an idea worth fighting for.
Bright Half Life is presented by OutrSpaces and is a part of our Artist Collaborative Event series. Get more information and more performing arts here in Omaha at www.outrspaces.org/eventsinfo/
The Women’s Fund of Greater Omaha
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– Join this list of sponsors by donating to the production. You can do this by submitting a donation at OutrSpaces.org or purchasing a donor level ticket on Eventbrite.
If you are unable to afford a ticket and would like to attend the event, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We would be happy to chat with you and find accommodations! Thank you for being a part of our community!
BRIGHT HALF LIFE was developed during residency at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference in 2014.
-Preston Whiteway: Executive Director
-Wendy C. Goldberg: Artistic Director
BRIGHT HALF LIFE was commissioned by Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, CA.
The world premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE was produced in 2015 by Women’s Project Theater (Lisa McNulty, Producing Artistic Director).
BRIGHT HALF LIFE is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
Tanya Barfield’s THE CALL premiered at Playwrights Horizons in co-production with Primary Stages. Her play BLUE DOOR was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and AUDELCO Award and was seen at numerous theaters around the country. Her play OF EQUAL MEASURE played at Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Short plays include: MEDALLION (Women’s Project/Antigone Project), FOUL PLAY (Royal Court Theatre, Cultural Center Bank of Brazil), THE WOLVES and WANTING NORTH (Guthrie Theatre Lab, published in: Best 10-Minute Plays of 2003).
Tanya wrote the book for the Theatreworks/USA children’s musical, CIVIL WAR: THE FIRST BLACK REGIMENT which toured public schools around the country. Barfield has been a recipient of a 2013 Lilly Award and the first inaugural Lilly Award Commission, a 2003 Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights, a 2005 Honorable Mention for the Kesselring Prize for Drama, a 2006 Lark Play Development/NYSCA grant and she has twice been a Finalist for the Princess Grace Award. She is a proud alumna of New Dramatists and a member of The Dramatist Guild Council.