Jarrett McCreary is a writer and educator native to Philadelphia. Trained in theater and the performing arts, Jarrett has always used creative mediums to spotlight and analyze social and political issues. From writing prose and plays to his work as a teaching artist, Jarrett uses the intersectionality of his own life to give voice to his experience, allowing marginalized young people to speak their truths too. A 2018/2020 Interact Core Playwright, Jarrett has taught in numerous Philly theaters, including Philadelphia Theatre Company, The Wilma Theater, and Delaware Shakespeare.
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Philly Fringe 2019: Theater Oblivion presents ‘Siren Songs’
A call to care
‘Siren Songs,’ a Fringe offering from Theater Oblivion, puts the humanity back into a conversation about America’s opioid crisis. Jarrett McCreary reviews.
How Netflix’s ‘Tales of the City’ speaks to Black queer folks onscreen and in Philly
‘Tales’ of the Gayborhood?
It’s worth noticing what the Netflix series ‘Tales of the City’ says and fails to say to Black queer people—and how familiar this feels in Philly’s LGBTQIA+ community. Jarrett McCreary considers.