Earlier this month, Terrence Spivey’s play about the last slave ship, Clotilda, had its premiere in the Alabama community its survivors built.
The experimental Cleveland theatre ran a capital campaign to purchase its theatre space from the artistic director.
Cleveland theatre Playwrights Local interviewed members of the community about their thoughts on Rice’s death and police brutality.
The African-American theatre cut programs and staff to restructure the company and reshape its focus.
Featuring an uneasily eclectic bag of themes, this year’s new-play festival tackles Black History Month, labor unions and Alzheimer’s.
How Eric Coble’s journey from his first theatre experience led him to Broadway with “The Velocity of Autumn,” starring Estelle Parsons and directed by Molly Smith.