NTOZAKE SHANGE - Playwright, poet, and feminist - much of the content of her work addresses issues relating to race and feminism.” She wrote the award-winning play ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf’ From
By Ishan Sen James Mercer Langston Hughes was a man of many talents. Popularly known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, he was simultaneously a poet, novelist, essayist, columnist, playwright, translator and social activist. Hughes wasBy Ishan Sen James Mercer Langston Hughes was a man of many talents. Popularly known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, he was simultaneously a poet, novelist, essayist, columnist, playwright, translator and social activist. Hughes was born on February…
Humor Me (January 12, 2018) a comedy film directed/written by Sam Hoffman. Nate Kroll is an award winning playwright who suddenly finds himself wifeless, jobless and homeless. With literally nothing else to lose, he moves in with his eccentric father, Bob, and gets a job at an old folks home where he helps the elders put on a new play. Stars: Jemaine Clement, Elliott Gould, Ingrid Michaelson, Annie Potts, Priscilla Lopez, Bebe Neuwirth, Maria Dizzia.
Six classic BBC TV adaptations, made in the 1950s and 1960s, of Charles Dickens’ masterworks – available on DVD for the first time ever this July and August. Great Expectations- Released 3rd July Written by acclaimed playwright Hugh Leonard, this piercing 1967 BBC production of Dickens’ tangled tale, of a poor orphan elevated into wealth, then humbled by pride and love, stars John Tate, Gary Bond and Francesca Annis. Our Mutual Friend - Released 3rd July Originally broadcast in…
Lauren Gunderson: the most popular playwright in America today
The notion amazed me that real people able to talk and walk and feel could come out of a person's head, for the fictional and life were merged in one wonderful mirage. -Arthur Miller, Timebends: A Life
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