Photography by Joseph Moran, Hair & Make-up by Tamara Delbridge
April Yvette Thompson is SimonSays Entertainment's Director of Development. SimonSays Entertainment is a Film/TV/Theatre production company. April spearheads the development of Film & Theatre projects. She is on producing teams of the following Sundance features:
All of April's films are available on ITunes, Amazon and Netflix.
April was on the SimonSays Entertainment producing team of the longest-running Broadway production of Porgy & Bess (Tony for Best Musical Revival) starring Audra McDonald (Tony for Best Actress in a Musical). You can catch Porgy & Bess on it's national US tour.
Producer/Playwright, April Yvette Thompson is developing her second play in The Miami Trilogy, Good Bread Alley, with support from New York Theatre Workshop, New York Stage & Film, Harlem Stage, The Arsht. April directed a $100K Kickstarter to producer 3 developmental workshops of Good Bread Alley.
Her first play, Liberty City was an off Broadway hit nominated for Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Lortel & AUDELCO awards and continues to tour making its Chicago premiere in 2015.
Education: Vassar College, Rutgers University.
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