Botanicals, or Giving it to God by Keenya Jackson

150 150 Play Penn

Twice a year PlayPenn provides a free, professional public reading for a currently enrolled studentBotanicals, or Giving it to God by Keenya Jackson is the recipient of our fall semester play selection.

February 11, 2019
Time: 7pm

The Proscenium Theater at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia, PA


Joe appears to be a crotchety old man who likes to talk to his plants and pretty much no one else. After calling the police on his neighbors, Joe is no longer able to keep his head stuck in the dirt. He’s forced to deal with his neighbors, his family—and himself.


This reading is free and open to the public.  


Reservations end at 4pm the day of the reading. Seats will be available at the door.


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Keenya Jackson is a Philadelphia playwright. She has a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from Arcadia University. In 2015, she became an active member of the Philadelphia Dramatist Center (PDC), now serving as the board secretary. Keenya continues to grow as a playwright and in theatre by studying at PlayPenn in Philadelphia and the National Symposium in Cape May, NJ. Her latest produced play was The Return of the Shogun, which was produced in 2018 by Revamp Collective’s Brief (physical) Encounters.