What's New With Bleu?

Highlights from last Season

New Georges Jam Jamboree showcasing a scene from a new play in progress titled Tr@k Grls

(Left to right: Kita Updike & Bleu Beckford-Burrell) There’s very few opportunities as fulfilling when you can create the work you also act in!

Lyons Pride

Continues to soar making the Kilroys List as Honorable Mention and Nominated for the 2020 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award!

From left to Right: Ronald Peet, RJ Brown, Jermaine Rowe, Melvin Abston, Al-Nisa Petty, Lynette Freeman & Markita Prescott

From left to Right: Ronald Peet, RJ Brown, Jermaine Rowe, Melvin Abston, Al-Nisa Petty, Lynette Freeman & Markita Prescott

Artwork created by Ana Stretcu

Artwork created by Ana Stretcu

Check out the GIRL TALES podcast: Stories for the youth with a feminist twist. Episode: Anansi and The Sky Goddess Asase Yaa Written by yours truly available NOW to listen among other wonderful stories!


Some of you may know it’s not just about writing but Submission, Submission, Submission! You can’t win ‘em all but here’s some 2019 updates (Achievements) I’m happy to announce:

Finalist for The O’Neill - National Playwrights Conference (P.S. 365) Finalist for NYTW 2050 Fellowship Semi-Finalist for Space on Ryder Farm - WORKING FARM RESIDENCY (La Race) Semi-Finalist for Fresh Ground Pepper - PLAYGROUND PLAYGROUP Semi-Finalist for Normal Avenue - NAP SERIES (P.S. 365)

Stay tune for more updates this year will be full of exciting developments!

Guess who is finally on New Play Exchange? Me! Yes, you can look me up and get a chance to read my plays. My latest full length La Race available to read now.