Amina Henry is the former Literary Associate for the Civilians. As a playwright, her work has been produced and/or developed by: Clubbed Thumb, HERE Arts Center, the Flea, the Cell: a 21st Century Salon, Dixon Place, Theater for the New City, the Brick, Drama of Works, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Kitchen Dog Theater, Brooklyn College, Texas State University, among others. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at Brooklyn College, as well as a teaching artist for the Shakespeare Society and the Teachers & Writers Collaborative. She is a graduate of Yale University, NYU's Performance Studies MA program and the MFA Playwriting program at Brooklyn College.
Molly Beach Murphy, Jeanna Phillips, and Annie Tippe share the inspiration behind "Untitled CREDIT Project," a new music-theater fantasia that examines America's volatile relationship to money and our addictive love affair with live television.
In part-two of our "London Road" series, composer Michael Friedman interviews Tony-winner Adam Cork about his score for the verbatim film musical, which he wrote with Alecky Blythe and stars Tom Hardy.
In May of 2015, Jennie Hahn of Maine's Open Waters performance collaborative launched a multi-year investigation into the Penobscot River. She invited writer Cory Tamler to help launch the project, which will inform a performance event in 2017.