Grant Recipient Details

Location

Hartford, CT

Project Title
Miss Gwen Reed
Fiscal Year Awarded
2021
Grant or Program
New Work New England
Grant Amount
$15,000

To support the creation and workshop production of Miss Gwen Reed, a new work written by Hartford’s HartBeat Ensemble and Connecticut-based playwright Lonnie Carter about the trailblazing Hartford actress, educator and migrant worker Gwendolyn Reed.

Work Samples

A black man in a suit and a black woman in a stripped t-shirt and red kerchief with arms akimbo leaning their heads toward each other
Jimmy & Lorraine | photo by Andy Hart
Five actors sit around a table, play a board game.
Pegao | photo by Raymond Shaw