The pioneering co-founder of Negro Ensemble Company looks back on an acting and producing career that was never just about himself.
Colleagues recall the vision and tenacity of one of the American theatre’s essential founders and leaders.
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.
The founder of Harlem’s National Black Theatre strove to make art that would liberate and heal.
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.
The writer best known for ‘Black Girl’ discusses her long career, ranging from the Civil Rights era to today.
We have so many theatre riches before us. If we don’t engage with them fully and forthrightly, we’re effectively taking them for granted.
The playwright, a stalwart of Negro Ensemble Company and Victory Gardens, recalls his good fortune over a long career.
Whose programs do the programmers admire most? We asked some U.S. theatre leaders and they told us.