Yunina Barbour-Payne

Scholar, Artist, Educator

From Art for Social Justice, Affrilachian Theater, Theatre for and with Youth to Short Comedy, you may find it all here.

Affrilachian Memory: Tobacco Fields Stage Reading
1:30 PM13:30

Affrilachian Memory: Tobacco Fields Stage Reading

A Stage Reading of Barbour-Payne's play Affrilachian Memory: Tobacco Fiedls will be presented at the Appalachian Studies Association Conference. 

Play Synopsis: Tobacco Fields is a one act play within the series that presents the voice of one Black Appalachian girl, affectionately known as Girl #9, growing up as an insider/outsider within the region. Situated in rural Kentucky, the plays focuses on Girl #9’s coming of age.  Girl #9 negotiates her Affrilachian identity through her own memory and imaginative stories of surviving work, abuse and family.

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Boiling Point Players Present: The Merry Wives of Windsor
to Mar 24

Boiling Point Players Present: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Yunina as  Mistress Quickly in William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor

 Show Synopsis:

The greedy Falstaff aims to seduce two wealthy married women in the hopes of getting his hands on their fortunes. However, numerous townspeople are quick to interfere by means of lust, jealousy and revenge. With plots abounding, this comedy ventures into the timeless themes of scheming and young love.

Come join the all-female cast as they bring to life a classic!

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Show Runs March 8-March 24th.

Show Time 8:30 pm

Show Run Time: 2 hours with Intermission

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to Oct 1

The Redemption Series

Come see Yunina in a short original play of The Redemption Series  in response to crisis in America, at the Landing Theater Company.

The Play

Two Broken Headlights by Elliot Kreloff


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10:00 AM10:00

Time and Time Again

The Ensemble Theatre Young Performers Present encore performances of their double feature Children's Theatre experience: Anansi the Spider and the Middle Passage & Time and Time Again.

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00AM and 1:00PM
Tickets $10 ***all ages welcome***

For more information please call Teresa White, Artistic Associate at: 713-807-4309

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