The playwright, a stalwart of Negro Ensemble Company and Victory Gardens, recalls his good fortune over a long career.
A new stage adaptation of Charles Johnson’s novel ‘Middle Passage’ sets sail in Chicago.
The actor, who received a copy of the playwright’s famous speech in the mail, remembers it chiefly as an act of self-definition.
In 15 years of conversation, the acclaimed author formed a long, deep bond with August Wilson over shared experiences and diverging perspectives.
Four books make fresh cases not only for the German playwright’s relevance but for his virtuosity as well.