Meet Award-Winning Playwright, Director, and Actor: Psalmayene 24, Writer of Dear Mapel

Go on a journey through Psalm’s adolescence and major life milestones in his joyfully energetic coming of age story that will take you from Park Slope, Brooklyn to Washington, DC. Through a series of letters, both real and imagined, Psalm explores the power of the written word to connect us with our loved ones, our past, and our future. GET TICKETS TO DEAR MAPEL

Psalm—as his colleagues call him—is currently The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence at Mosaic Theater and a member of The Cabinet at Studio Theatre. He is the writer and lyricist of The Blackest Battle (Theater Alliance) and the writer, director, and lyricist of the film The Freewheelin’ Insurgents (Arena Stage). His one-man play, Free Jujube Brown!, is recognized as a seminal work in Hip-Hop Theatre and is published in the anthology, Plays from the Boom-Box Galaxy: Theater from the Hip-Hop Generation (TCG). As an actor, Psalm has appeared on HBO’s critically acclaimed series The Wire and has been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical). He is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.
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With gratitude and admiration, Mosaic Theater Company is honored to dedicate the 21/22 Season in memory of our dear friend and supporter, Marvin Weissberg.