On this episode, we introduce our new associate editor, Alexandra Pierson, and speak to playwright Chisa Hutchinson about her new play Amerikin and its journey through the pandemic lockdown: Originally scheduled to run in March of 2020 at Houston’s Alley Theatre, it was then rescheduled for 2021, and is only now onstage, through March 13 (with a digital version available for rent March 14-27). Hutchinson talks about reluctantly relating to racists, about the mysteries of her writing process, and about state of the nation and the nation’s theatres.
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