Play on Words

Filament is produced by City Lights, with music, editing and sound design by George Psarras. Scroll down to listen.

Created in 2013 by Julia Halprin Jackson, Melinda Marks and Nicole Hughes, Play on Words is a literary arts series that unites emerging and established artists. More than 60 writers have seen their words spotlighted on stage: playwrights, poets, fiction writers, memoirists and more. This first episode of Filament’s third season features an original story by Melissa Flores Anderson. Melinda performs the story, and City Lights’ Rebecca Wallace interviews Melissa, Melinda and Julia.

The program was originally streamed on Zoom through City Lights’ streaming series The Next Stage.

Play On Words is produced by Julia Halprin Jackson and Melinda Marks. Filament is sponsored in part by San Jose Water Company.

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