The experimental theatremaker and scholar looks back at the Civil Rights era, the Free Southern Theater, and the time he directed August Wilson in Johannesburg.
A co-founder of Free Southern Theater reflects on forming the theatrical arm of the Civil Rights Movement.
One theatre staged shows on the front lines of the Civil Rights struggle in the South, while the other made a home for Black excellence in New York City.
Civil Rights activism and theatre were integrally intertwined in the life’s work of the founder of Free Southern Theater and Junebug Productions.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival sent four playwrights on a road trip to engage with a changing culture—and look for ways to reshape it.