Upcoming and Recent Performances

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

JUST US, a short play that is half of SEASON OF SORROW, an evening of two interrelated plays, premieres in the National Black Theatre (NBT) Keep Soul Alive series of developmental readings, TUESDAY MAY 10, 2016 at 7:30 at NBT (2031 5th Avenue, 125th Street and 5thAvenue)

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Concert reading of JUST ABOUT LOVE, Leah's adaptation of Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well set during Freedom Summer 1964, produced by the Harlem Shakespeare Festival!

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Reading at LaMaMa, 74 E. 4th St., NYC, 7:30! See the flyer here!

June 2013

Leah was awarded a 2013 BRIO award for her poetry.

May 2013

An excerpt from Chasing Heaven was performed in Symphony Space's Wall to Wall Harlem Resonance on May 11, 2013.

August 2011, Five Performances

CHASING HEAVEN enjoyed another successful run in August 2011 when it was produced in connection with the New York International Fringe Festival. The production ran in five performances at the CSV Flamboyan Theater in Manhattan. Read the review published in the New York Times, and Leah's Huffington Post interview.

January 2011, Four Performances

CHASING HEAVEN wrapped a successful production in January 2011 as part of the Metropolitan Playhouse's Living Literature: Harlem Renaissance Festival in Manhattan.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Reading of Dark Energy Stuns Universe, written by Leah Maddrie for the First Light Festival of readings and workshops - Sloan Commissions. The event took place at Ensemble Studio Theater in NYC.

Monday, February 22, 2010   

Song cycle Monongahela Rising (with composer Waddy Thompson) featured in Composers Now marathon at Symphony Space, 95th and Broadway, NYC.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Reading of full length play CHASING HEAVEN, 2008 O’Neill Semi-finalist, at LaMaMa! 74A E. 4th St., NYC.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Reading of two monologues, DATING SANTA and SINGING CLEVELAND in Red Harlem Readers series at Indian Café, 107th and Broadway, NYC.



Photos from Red Harlem Readers Series Event - 2/7/2010

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Photos from Chasing Heaven Reading Event


picture from Leah's Feb reading

Reading of Chasing Heaven, LaMama's cabaret space


Another picture from Leah's Feb. reading

Leah and cast of Chasing Heaven