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First-Ever BIPOC Playwrights Festival Coming To Boise

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Boise Contemporary Theater
The BIPOC Playwrights Festival is August 2-14 in Boise.

Boise Contemporary Theater is bringing the first-ever BIPOC Playwright Festival to Idaho this August. A trio of new works from writers, directors and producers of color will be worked out beginning August 2, with readings set for the Morrison Center stage August 6 and 7. The Festival culminates with a performance of M'Balia Singley's Turn August 13 and 14.
Idaho Matters spoke with BCT Producing Artistic Director Ben Burdick and festival director Lily Yasuda about the inaugural event.

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