Where Pathways Meet follows Minnie and Dwight, a Black couple in what could be 1960s America, on their mission to create a new life on another planet. This piece journeys through past, present and future to pose the question: How do we seek and imagine freedom for ourselves as Black people in the Diaspora?
a.k. payne is a student, artist-theorist and theatermaker whose people are rooted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her plays love on and engage the interdependencies of Black pasts, presents and futures and seek to find/remember language that might move us towards our collective liberation(s). She holds a B.A. in English and African-American Studies from Yale College and is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Yale School of Drama.
Christopher D. Betts
Abigail C. Onwunali