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Jarrett McCreary


BSR Contributor Since July 15, 2019

Jarrett McCreary (he/him pronouns) is a writer and educator native to Philadelphia. His work focuses on the intersection of the social and the civic in modern society, which he explores in playwriting, developing workshops, and educating the city’s LGBTQ+ youth.

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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In ‘Siren Songs,’ we’re all getting on together. (Photo by Amanda Shaffern.)

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.
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‘Tales of the City’ takes us back to Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco. (Photo by Rich Niewiroski Jr. via Wikimedia Commons.)

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.
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