a discussion about the research and findings of BLACK THEATRE SURVEY 2016-2017: A REPORT ON THE HEALTH OF BLACK THEATRE IN AMERICA.
Dominique talks about her Detroit Trilogy, her influences and intentions as a playwright, and the contemporary realities of Jim Crow Theatre.
donald e. lacy has been touring his one-man show, "colorstruck," for the past six years. upon the inauguration of our 45th president, he has begun touring the show as "colorstruck: surviving the trumpocalypse." he discusses the work in this episode.
With special permission from Carlton Molette, students from across the nation (but predominately Wayne State University Department of Theatre & Dance) read the 10-minute play, "Our Dreams." Host kb saine frames the reading with a celebration of Barbara Molette's life.
gregory horton, the national black theatre festival's awardee for Lifetime Achievement in Costume Design, discusses his life, work, and career with kb saine in the first ever live recording of the black theatre history podcast. (recorded live at the Black Theatre Network 31st Annual Conference in winston-salem, NC.)
kb saine speaks with reginald wilson about Sugar Ray, a one-man show written by lawrence holder, directed by woodie king, and performed by reggie wilson. the play tells the full story of the life of sugar ray robinson, the famed middleweight boxing champion.
kb saine hosts a discussion woodie king (with special guest selaelo maredi castillo) about the new federal theatre's work & about the social impact & implications of race in contemporary theatre.
Ethyl Pitts Walker details who was in the room & what pieces were in place for the founding of The Black Theatre Network in 1986.