by Belinda Otas onJune 23, 2010
Delroy Lindo tells The Root about his love for August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone as a new London production traverses the theme of identity between the African-American and black-British experiences of slavery.
by E.R. Shipp onJune 11, 2010
From Fela! to Fences, several productions featuring black performers are nominated for a record number of Tony Awards. But notwithstanding the power of Denzel, most Broadway audiences are overwhelmingly white.
by Dr. Todd Boyd onApril 26, 2010
There's a reason why there's never been an adaptation of an August Wilson play at the multiplex. When it comes to the lives of black folks, Hollywood--and the movie-going audience--doesn't do complicated, nuanced or subtle.
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