Out of conversations and readings in an actor’s apartment, one of the great American theatre companies was born.
In his last interview, he talks about the Negro Ensemble Company’s heady heyday, and its influential Playwrights’ Workshop.
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.
Jim O’Quinn recaps the rousing (and controversial) closing plenary, “An Ideal Theatre,” at TCG’s 2014 National Conference.
Ground zero is the actor’s own life and cultural experiences—a conversation with Douglas Turner Ward.