Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj is an Indo-Afro-Caribbean, multi-disciplinary, award-winning American Theatre artist, educator, and activist. He is also an Assistant Professor of Stage Direction at SUNY Geneseo.
Mr. Maharaj was twice hailed in The New York Times as a Critics Pick and has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the nation’s top opera houses and regional theatres.
On Thursday, December 21, at 8:00 p.m., the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning will present a special event in Queens, NY: Meet the Playwright: A Reading of brown girl in the ring by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj.
Set in the early 1980s in St. Andrew’s Parish, Jamaica, brown girl in the ring is a memory play with music. Fiercely humane, compassionate, uncompromised, the play is a victory for the theatre and for the transforming power of the imagination to turn devastation into beauty.
This Meet the Playwright event and reading is free and open to the public. Register online to attend.