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Native - Inspired Theater For Relevant Discussions

Native - Inspired Theater For Relevant Discussions:

Native Notes
Can theatre illuminate social justice conversations? Can theatre open minds and promote positive change in our world? We believe it can.

EbzB Productions explores how history prepares us for discussions about race, class, politics, responsibility, and opportunities to evolve.  Our newest production, Native, is another example of relevant historical material that will inspire a conversation for today's world.

Welcome to NativeNotes. We hope these updates will help you to use theatre in your community to foster dialogue and bring people together. We'll share examples and information on social justice inspired projects -- cultural and artistic.

Our own social justice inspired project is a new drama called Native, about North Carolina native, Paul Green and Native Son author Richard Wright.

Native details the transformative debate between Paul Green and Richard Wright. The writers were brought together by the Mercury Theat…

EbzB Productions Launches Native By Ian Finley

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EbzB Productions Launches Native By Ian Finley


Native, a new play by Ian Finley is now available for booking at venues across the United States.  Native is a relevant and powerful production based on the true story of the collaboration between Pulitzer Prize winner, Paul Green, and the prodigy author of NativeSon, Richard Wright. Produced by EbzB Productions, Native features David zum Brunnen as Paul Green and J. Mardrice as Richard Wright. Serena Ebhardt directs.  For information, demo reel, rates and availability, please visit www.ebzb.org or contact: EbzB Productions: 919-387-4616.

Native details the metamorphic debate between Paul Green and Richard Wright. The authors were originally brought together by the Mercury Theatre to adapt Wright’s novel, NativeSon for the stage. Green, a white southern professor, and Wright, a self-educated African-American with communist sympathies,  forge a deep respect for each other as they discuss systemic discrimination of African-Americans.  They st…