COVID Love: Chocolate Milk is a story of connection and understanding. Sometimes in the midst of grieving we shut ourselves off to the blessings that sit in front of us. Join a teacher as she meets a new student that reminds her to sit back & enjoy the present.
Jacqueline Simone Brown (she/her)
Regina Victor (they/them)
“Ms. Diamond” played by
Yvette Ganier (she/her)
“Jessie” played by
Cooper Abramson (he/him)
Stage Managed by
Estrellita Beatriz (starr/e)
Video Edited by
Katerina Pagsolingan (she/her)
Line Produced by
Samuel Morreale (they/them)
Premieres Thursday, October 21 at 7PM EST
The Play Writers Festival was made possible by the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Jacqueline Simone Brownshe/her Playwright
Jacqueline Brown aka Jacque “The Storyteller” is a force born and raised by experiences with people, places, and God. She aspires to transform others with these experiences.
Regina Victorthey/them Director
Regina Victor is a Black director, multidisciplinary artist, and art critic. Presently Sideshow Theatre’s artistic director, and one of Newcity’s “Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago”—two years running. They have helped develop world premieres by Antoinette Nwandu, Anna Deavere Smith (Notes from the Field), Sarah Ruhl, and are directing works in development by Brynne Frauenhoffer (Pro-Am), and Terry Guest (Marie Antoinette & the Magical Negroes). They co-founded Rescripted in 2017, an arts journalism platform by and for artists, and have written for other publications including American Theatre, Playbill, and the Chicago Reader. Other notable artistic collaborations include Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Jackalope Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, TimeLine Theatre, and California Shakespeare Theater. In their spare time, they serve on the National Advisory Council for HowlRound Theatre Commons and as a board member for The Sappho Project.