Grantee tags comedy

The Appointment

Alice Yorke

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

A dark satire with original music, THE APPOINTMENT examines the misogyny, hypocrisy, and absurdity of the contemporary abortion debate in America. The work unpacks the economic, societal, and political systems that disempower groups of people from making informed reproductive decisions. Read More

In the Night, Everyone is Equal

Dramatic Question Theatre

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

The acquisition of a Mexican border crossing themed adventure park pits Nikki and Jim, two newly reacquainted "friends" and their spouses against each other in a battle between the haves and have-nots. This dark comedy explores race, wealth inequality and the lies we tell ourselves. Read More

The Loneliest

Mehrel, Lilian

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Go 'behind-the-scenes' of British nature show Ocean Discovery in this comic mockumentary short film: Violet (a wry camera-girl) Ingrid (a passionate marine biologist) look for the loneliest whale (with a voice too high for other whales to hear.) Read More

SEZ ME (2014)

SEZ ME

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A Queer webseries intended for children and their allies Read More

The Buffalo Project, which resulted in a play called Buffalo Heights (2014)

Jake Lipman/Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Starting in late 2013, Producing Artistic Director Jake Lipman tapped 5 actors and playwright Adam Harrell to create a new thought-provoking comedy. Over several months, the company devised a new play, BUFFALO HEIGHTS, which ran May 2014 in NYC. Read More

Orville and Wilbur Did It! (2014)

The New Colony

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Orville and Wilbur Did It! follows the lives, loves, sadnesses, ecstasies, hopes, fears and egos of five actors and a stage manager in a van doing a non-Equity, 58-city tour across America – as they perform a children’s musical about the Wright Broth Read More

Blacken The Bubble

McCrory, Jonathan

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Blacken the Bubble​ is an affirmative action comedy set in a "post racial" America. Mega-company Firm Glass is in danger of losing government contracts due to the lack of diversity in their workplace. Read More

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