Reginald Edmund biography
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Edmund is the Managing Curating Producer of Black Lives, Black Words International Project and is a resident playwright of Chicago Dramatists. He was previously a Many Voices Fellow Playwright from 2009-2010 and 2010-2011. Originally from Houston, Texas, he served Artistic Director for the Silver House Theatre. He received his B.F.A. in Theatre-Performance from Texas Southern University, and his M.F.A. in playwriting at Ohio University under the guidance of Charles Smith. His plays, The Ordained Smile of Sadie May Jenkins, Southbridge, Juneteenth Street and The Redemption of Allah Black, all part of his nine-play series The City of the Bayou Collection, were developed at esteemed theaters including The Ensemble Theatre of Houston, Silver House Theatre, Penumbra Theatre Company, the Playwrights’ Center, Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Moving Arts, Karamu House, Pangea World Theater, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo and the Texas State University Black and Latino Playwrights Conference (where he was mentored by Eugene Lee).
[Bio as of August 2016]