Page 73 Playwrights Staged Reading

With Tyler English-Beckwith and Jahna Ferron-Smith


David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center

Tickets: $15 (+$1.75 ticketing fee)

Page 73 presents new plays in development by two Interstate 73 writers group members during their October 2022 Pocantico Residency.

Playwrights Tyler English-Beckwith and Jahna Ferron-Smith will introduce their work, followed by staged readings of excerpts by a cast of professional actors. After the performance, the playwrights and actors will lead a discussion with the audience about the works and the creative process. A reception will follow.


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Tyler English-Beckwith

Tyler English-Beckwith is a playwright, filmmaker, and actress. She is the recipient of the 2020 Leah Ryan Fund for Emerging Women Writers and the 2018 Kennedy Center Paula Vogel Play Prize. Her plays include Mingus (2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival), Maya and Rivers (2020 Fire This Time Festival), and TWENTYEIGHT (The Vortex, Austin, TX). Tyler was a staff writer on season 7 of Outlander on Starz and is currently developing several onscreen projects.

Jahna Ferron-Smith

Jahna Ferron-Smith is a graduate of the Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellowship at the Juilliard School and a member of the Obie Award-winning playwrights collective Youngblood. Her plays have been performed at Ensemble Studio Theatre and the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival. They include: THE WOODS (Venturous Playwright Fellowship), Running While Black (Ojai Playwrights Conference), Step Mom, Step Mom, Step Mom (New York State Council on the Arts Grant), and Sir (published by Samuel French).