Cori Thomas 

LOCKDOWN

This show is soon to be available for licensing worldwide.

Drama, 90-minutes

A writer agrees to help an incarcerated man with his parole statement and embarks on an unexpected journey confronting her own grief.

Casting:

Character List ERNIE MORRIS (African American female, 40’s)

JAMES “HAKEEM” JAMERSON (WISE)(African American male, 62)

CORRECTION OFFICER McHENRY (African American male, 20’s)

CLUE (African American male, 18-20)

Production notes:

“LOCKDOWN is capaciously compassionate...a rare night at the theater, and a valuable one." –New York Times review of Rattlestick Theatre's 2019 Off Broadway production, directed by Kent Gash


Author

Cori Thomas

 Is an award winning playwright and screenwriter. Produced plays: LOCKDOWN; WHENJANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMER; CITIZENS MARKET; MY SECRET LANGUAGE OF WISHES; PA’S HAT and more. Produced and Developed at: WP Theater; Rattlestick Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Page 73, Ensemble Studio Theatre; City Theater Co. Pittsburgh; The Goodman Theater; Pillsbury House Theater; Mixed Blood; Horizon’s Theater, Mosaic Theatre Co.; and others. She has won the American Theater Critics Osborn Award; Edgerton Foundation Prize; Was a 2017 runner up for The Dramatist Guild Horton Foote Playwriting Award; is a two time Theodore Ward Prize winner. Cori is the Mellon Playwright in Residence at WP Theater; and a New Dramatists Resident Playwright. She has ... [FULL BIO]