by Kevin Artigue
directed by ​​Leah C. Gardiner
April 14, 2019 - May 5, 2019

1819-300x300-sheepdogWhat begins as a love story about two Cleveland cops—an African-American woman who falls for her white male partner​—changes when he shoots a young black man in the line of duty. Amina loves Ryan. But can she trust her heart when the truth about the shooting, and her man, becomes more and more slippery? A relationship gets shaken to the core in this riveting drama by an up-and-coming playwright.

Previews: April 14-18, 2019
First Night: April 19, 2019
Regular Performances: April 20 – May 5, 2019

Recommendation: Age 14 and above. Contains adult language.

Kevin Artigue writes plays and for TV and film. He was raised in Redlands, Calif., and lives in Brooklyn. He was formerly a member of the 2016 Interstate 73 Writers Group and the Public Theater’s Emerging Writers Group (2015-16). His plays have been produced and developed with Page 73, The Public Theater, the National New Play Network, New York Theater Workshop, Portland Center Stage, Golden Thread, Theatre of NOTE, the Playwrights Foundation, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Yale Cabaret, University of Iowa and the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis. He earned an MFA through the Iowa Playwrights Workshop.
Kevin ArtigueEngaging a Community in Conversation: Sheepdog

In this Q&A, learn about Kevin Artigue’s inspiration for Sheepdog, which includes a police offer who began speaking out against police violence and his own interracial relationship.

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