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Beyond The Canon: The Writers Room

Beyond The Canon: The Writers Room

By Beyond The Canon
Beyond The Canon is an organisation championing ground breaking; yet forgotten and hidden plays by culturally diverse writers. In this first season Beyond The Canon's founder & artistic director Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway and associate producer Sarudzayi Marufu will be celebrating Black, Asian, Latinx and Middle Eastern plays and playwrights. They'll also be giving away plays and anthologies donated by Methuen Drama, Oberon Books & Playwrights Canada Press. They will be joined by some incredible guests including award winning playwrights. Find out more at www.beyondthecanon.com
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Beyond The Canon: The Writers Room - In Conversation with Kristoffer Diaz
In this episode Sim and Sarue are joined by Kristoffer Diaz. Kristoffer is an American playwright, screenwriter, and educator. His play, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In 2011, The New York Times awarded Diaz with the Outstanding Playwright Award. Previous credits include a stage adaptation of Disney's Hercules for The Public Theater and a screen adaptation of the musical Rent for FOX. His work has also been featured on Netflix and ESPN. Diaz currently teaches at New York University.   You can find out more about Kristoffer and his work at kristofferdiaz.com​    Find out more about Beyond The Canon at beyondthecanon.com Intro music: Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
01:02:21
February 24, 2021
Beyond The Canon: The Writers Room - Introducing Season 2!
Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway and Sarudzayi Marufu are back with a brand new season of Beyond The Canon: The Writers Room. In this second season Sim and Sarue will be celebrating UK and International Black, Asian, Latinx and Middle Eastern plays and playwrights.  They'll also be joined by some incredible guests including award winning playwrights.    Find out more at www.beyondthecanon.com    Intro Music:   Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkatoCreative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumentalMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
28:20
February 17, 2021
Episode 11: Showcase Announcement
In this episode we wrap up Season 1 with a special Beyond The Canon showcase feature episode and an exciting announcement about BTC Writers Room and what’s coming up in 2021. Find out more about Beyond The Canon please at www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music: Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
53:09
February 9, 2021
Episode 10: In conversation with Sabrina Mahfouz
In this episode we are very excited to have poet, playwright, performer and writer Sabrina Mahfouz joining us as our guest. You can find out more about Sabrina and her work on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music: Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
01:15:16
February 9, 2021
Episode 9: In conversation with Idris Goodwin
In this episode we are very excited to have playwright, rapper, essayist, and poet Idris Goodwin joining us as our guest. You can find out more about Idris and his work on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music:  Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
01:02:45
February 9, 2021
Episode 8: In conversation with Zakiyyah Alexander
In this episode we are joined by actor and playwright Zakiyyah Alexander. You can find out more about Zakiyyah and her work on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music: Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
58:42
February 9, 2021
Episode 7: In conversation with Yolanda Mercy & Hannah Khalil
In this episode we are joined by the award-winning British actress and playwright Yolanda Mercy and the incredible writer Hannah Khalil. You can find out more about Yolanda and Hannah and their work on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music:  Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
01:44:02
February 9, 2021
Episode 6: A Day Of Play Giveaways
In this episode we have a day of play giveaways! We are giving away a collection of incredible anthologies including the ‘Black British Writers Anthology’, ‘Black Plays 3’ and ‘Not Black And White’. We also discuss some of the incredible plays and monologues included in these anthologies including ‘Boy With Beer’ by Paul Boakye, ‘Jamaican Airman Foresees His Death’ by Fred D'Aguiar, ‘Seize the Day’ by Kwame Kwei-Armah and 'Scrape off the Black' by Tunde Ikoli. You can find out more about these anthologies, plays and writers on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music:  Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
53:33
February 9, 2021
Episode 5: In conversation with Lydia Diamond
In this episode we are very excited to be joined by playwright and professor Lydia Diamond as our guest. You can find out more about her work on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music: Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
01:36:09
February 9, 2021
Episode 4: In conversation with Mojisola Adebayo
In this episode we are very excited to have the incredible Actor, Playwright, Director, Producer and Teacher Mojisola Adebayo join us as our guest. You can find out more about Mojisola on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music: Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
01:00:26
February 9, 2021
Episode 3: In conversation with Juliet Gilkes Romero
In this episode we are very excited to have the incredible playwright and journalist Juliet Gilkes Romero. You can find out more about Juliet on our website www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music: Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs 
01:53:30
February 9, 2021
Episode 2: In conversation with Reginald Edmund
In this episode Sim & Sarue are joined by playwright and founder/managing curating producer of Black Lives Black Words, Reginald Edmund.  You can find out more about Reginald and his work on www.beyondthecanon.com. Intro music:  Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs
55:47
February 9, 2021
Episode 1: Introducing Beyond The Canon
Beyond The Canon is an organisation championing ground breaking; yet forgotten and hidden plays by culturally diverse writers. In this first season Beyond The Canon's founder & artistic director Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway and associate producer Sarudzayi Marufu will be celebrating Black, Asian, Latinx and Middle Eastern plays and playwrights. They'll also be giving away plays and anthologies donated by Methuen Drama, Oberon Books & Playwrights Canada Press. They will be joined by some incredible guests including award winning playwrights, actors, poets and writers. Find out more at www.beyondthecanon.com Intro Music:  Chill Soul Rap Instrumental by Nkato https://soundcloud.com/nkato Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/chill-soul-rap-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/sdfcUBhRlgs 
54:55
February 9, 2021