In her successful soap writing career, she used new-play development skills she honed at the O’Neill and New York Theatre Workshop, among others.
The composer/lyricist/librettist/actor broke ground in theatre, music, and TV, and still had more to say.
She’s been a yoga teacher for the past half century, but in the 1960s she was a busy triple threat in New York.
The stage and screen giant, recently appointed dean of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts, looks back—and ahead—on an extraordinary career.
At 94, the multi-hyphenate artist and Obie-winning playwright reflects on a long career in and around the theatre.
In an interview from 1987, the great American playwright talks about his work and his plans, and about the moment he found his unique voice.
From the ‘West Side Story’ tour to television to work with George C. Wolfe, this performer/choreographer has followed each next step where it led.
My relationship with the great theatre critic began with a wary interview but soon gave way to a lifetime of anecdotes, confidences, and laughter.
The actor and activist looks back on a career that began on Broadway in 1950 and took her around the world to tell Black women’s stories.
Though his 1982 hit ‘A Soldier’s Play’ is now on Broadway, its writer’s only real ambition has been to tell the truth about people he’d never seen onstage.