Synopses & Reviews
The first publication of the address August Wilson gave at the TCG National Conference in 1996, which became the center of a major national debate conducted on the pages of The New Republic and American Theatre magazine, culminating with the sold-out debate between Wilson and Robert Brustein at Town Hall. This is Wilson's personal call for African-American artists and theatres to again seize the power over their own cultural and artistic identities in the contemporary American theatre.
August Wilson's radical and provocative call to arms.
About the Author
August Wilson is the most influential and successful African American playwright writing today. He is the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences, The Piano Lesson, King Hedley II, Ma Rainy's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Seven Guitars, Two Trains Running, Jitney and Radio Golf. His plays have been produced all over the world.