Grant Recipient Details


Hartford, CT

Project Title
Miss Gwen Reed
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
New Work New England
Grant Amount

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