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Board of Directors and Staff

Mark Clayton Southers, Founder and Producing Artistic Director
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Watch video readings: Friends of Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre read selections from Mark Clayton Southers’s The Ninety-Nine Chronicles.

Advisory Board

Barbara Cymerman
Lynne Hayes-Freeland
Carlton Heywood
Delores Southers
Janis Burley Wilson

Board of Directors

Dr. Michael Ramsay, President
Mark Clayton Southers, Executive Director
Elizabeth Reiss, Treasurer
Neicy Readie-Southers, Secretary

Donna Drewery
Tawnya Farris-Redwood
Mark C. Freeman
Alan Hord
James Howard
Yarra Howze
Royce Jones
Thelma Lovette-Morris
J. Nicole Rhodes
Susan McGregor-Laine
Melissa Pearlman
Wayne Walters


Mark Clayton Southers, Producing Artistic Director
Monteze Freeland, Producing Artistic Associate
Elizabeth Reiss, Managing Director

Artistic Associate ProducerAshley Southers
Literary ManagerKim El
Online Communications DirectorSteven Doerfler
Resident Graphic DesignerEric Donaldson
Program Design / EditingMichelle Belan
Resident Costume & Makeup & Hair DesignerCheryl El-Walker
Resident Prop MasterSarah “Gracie” Jackson
Director of FinanceJoyce Wilson-Windsor
Box Office ManagerNeicy Readie-Southers
ConcessionsAndre J.C. Southers
ConcessionsMarcus Carl Southers

Updated June 2024.