an invited virtual industry reading
on Friday December 4th, 2020
Estimated Run Time: 90 minutes
Nora Carroll as Kendra
Maurice Jones as Isaac
Starr Kirkland as Ember
Tabatha Gayle † as Nia
Madeline McCray as Maya
† indicates NLTP company member
Written by EE Adams
Directed by NJ Agwuna
Stage Management by Carol Almonte
This play explores themes of mental health and depression and talks about death and suicide.
If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or has suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
Ink’dWell follows Kendra as she returns to her family’s summer home in Martha’s Vineyard after her brother's death.
As she searches for the truth about his passing, she finds herself haunted by a childhood ghost story.
Winner of the 2020-2021
E. E. Adams
Adams (playwright) is a NYC based writer and actress. Her full-length plays include “Ink’dWell” (Playwrights’ Center Many Voices Semi-Finalist), “Snow Globe” (AMiOS First Draughts Commission) and “A Creation Myth” (Weston Fine Arts Award Winner). Her work has been developed with Fresh Ground Pepper, AMiOS, The Daughters of Troy, Brown University and the University of San Diego. As an actress, her TV credits include, Succession (HBO) and Forever (ABC). She has appeared in productions at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, Ars Nova, The Old Globe, Barrington Stage Company, and The Actors’ Theatre of Louisville. Adams holds a B.A. with Honors in Literary Arts from Brown University and a M.F.A. in Acting from The Old Globe/USD. She will be pursuing her MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU, Tisch School of the Arts in the fall.
NJ (director) is a freelance theatre and film director hailing from central Maryland. Performing from a young age, NJ began studying theatre at REP Stage Summer Institute, where she not only learned the art of acting, but was also inspired to pursue the adventurous life of directing. She approaches theatre with curiosity and wonder, believing that theatre can not only heal us, but show us all the possibilities of the world that we inhabit. She has worked on a national and international scale exploring classic text, developing new plays, devising, and investigating new ways to explore trauma and mental illness through theatre.
2018 Studied at Columbia University School of the Arts, NY.