Bryan-Keyth Wilson

Bryan-Keyth Wilson

Dubbed the Literary Prince, Bryan-Keyth Wilson is an award-winning southern playwright, screenwriter, director, and choreographer. His first novel, HOOD BOY CHRONICLES, was a groundbreaking work of inspirational fiction combining street literature and spoken word intermingled with a poignant and heartfelt story that restores faith. His second title was for the grown and sexy crowd, SECRET RENDEZVOUS, written...
Dubbed the Literary Prince, Bryan-Keyth Wilson is an award-winning southern playwright, screenwriter, director, and choreographer. His first novel, HOOD BOY CHRONICLES, was a groundbreaking work of inspirational fiction combining street literature and spoken word intermingled with a poignant and heartfelt story that restores faith. His second title was for the grown and sexy crowd, SECRET RENDEZVOUS, written under his alter-ego/ pseudonym, Brendan Gotti. BKW’s award-winning choreopoem “FOR COLORED BOYZ on the verge of a nervous breakdown/ when freedom aint enuff” took first place at The Fulton Theatre’s Stories of Diversity Playwright Festival in Lancaster, PA, and the Show Me The Monologue Contest with the Paterson Performing Arts Development Council. While in residency at PPADC, BKW had the opportunity to present excerpts from the choreopoem during the New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festival.

BKW studied Musical Theatre with a Dance emphasis at Sam Houston State University. His passion for teaching has brought him into the classroom as a teaching artist, where he shares his professional journey with young artists. He is the Artistic Director of The Wilson School and The Creative Co-Lab, TX. BKW is a proud member of Chi Tau Epsilon Dance Fraternal Honor Society and Alpha Psi Omega, the National Honor Theatre Fraternity.

While being a multi-hyphenate in the theatre and film industry, BKW has molded and guided the career of Nichole Cordova. She was a member of the hot pop group Girlicious and Maddie Ballio. BKW is the Founding Artistic Director of The Creative Co-Lab, founder of The Gulf-Coast Writers Retreat, and Artistic Director for Artists In Motion Performing & Visual Arts Academy, which was featured on the Hit Lifetime television show BRING IT! BKW is developing his first comic book series, THE TALENTED TENTH on Wilson Comics/B’s Ink Publishing. He is a five-year faculty member of The Black Writers Reunion & Conference and the creator of the LIFT EV’RY VOICE International Playwright & Spoken World Virtual Festival.

Plays

  • FOR COLORED BOYZ on the verge of a nervous breakdown/ when freedom aint enuff
    FOR COLORED BOYZ on the verge of a nervous breakdown/ when freedom ain’t enuff is an unabashed display of blackness that's unapologetic and speaks to the human heart from a black man's perspective. I want to use the theatre as a haven for artists and their stories to thrive on the American stage. FOR COLORED BOYZ brings social issues to the stage and addresses issues within the black community that is...
    FOR COLORED BOYZ on the verge of a nervous breakdown/ when freedom ain’t enuff is an unabashed display of blackness that's unapologetic and speaks to the human heart from a black man's perspective. I want to use the theatre as a haven for artists and their stories to thrive on the American stage. FOR COLORED BOYZ brings social issues to the stage and addresses issues within the black community that is silenced. FOR COLORED BOYZ’s Afro-centric rhythms is the heart of this piece. As an artist, I am not afraid of bringing the human experience to the stage no matter how graphic or taboo the subject matter might be. The theatre is for the people and should be given back to the people, and this is my mission. FOR COLORED BOYZ resonates with its audiences no matter their ethnicity or demographic, there is a common thread that brings us all together when sitting in the dark watching this show; to go forth with understanding and love.
  • The Rose of Sharon
    Sharon Watson is a vibrant opera singer who has moved back home to work on her Master’s in vocal performance at the University of Houston. While moving home opens old wounds, she finds solace in her adoration for classical music. She decides to move in with her favorite aunt, who is still grieving the death of her son Jeremy. Growing up in the church, Sharon loved gospel music, and she visited the local church...
    Sharon Watson is a vibrant opera singer who has moved back home to work on her Master’s in vocal performance at the University of Houston. While moving home opens old wounds, she finds solace in her adoration for classical music. She decides to move in with her favorite aunt, who is still grieving the death of her son Jeremy. Growing up in the church, Sharon loved gospel music, and she visited the local church and fell in love with the music ministry. She is introduced to Jonathan Maxey and decides to join the choir. These kindred spirits are inseparable, and their relationship deepens. Church gossip, infidelity, and secrets test their relationship while a global epidemic starts taking the lives of people in Sharon’s performance circle. Sharon finds herself questioning God and the relationships she has built.
  • Worlds Apart
    Kamari and Myles went to high school together and became friends the summer of their senior year. Now, 20 years into their friendship and the world has changed. The riots in Ferguson, Trayvon Martin, and now the death of George Floyd. Myles has recently changed his party affiliation and is a proud supporter of Donald Trump. Kamari and Myles' relationship has hit a brick wall. After a heated discussion...
    Kamari and Myles went to high school together and became friends the summer of their senior year. Now, 20 years into their friendship and the world has changed. The riots in Ferguson, Trayvon Martin, and now the death of George Floyd. Myles has recently changed his party affiliation and is a proud supporter of Donald Trump. Kamari and Myles' relationship has hit a brick wall. After a heated discussion about the riots surrounding the death of George Floyd. Tragedy hits home with Myles and their friendship is tested.