Tarell Alvin McCraney
Crayola is letting the public name its new blue crayon, and this is easily the prime choice.
Shining a bright light on Liberty City.
"Moonlight" is a film as luminous as its title, a story in three chapters about the son of a crack addict, growing up in
While playwrights such as Lynn Nottage (51), Suzan Lori-Parks (52), George C. Wolfe (60), and Ntozake Shange (66) are familiar names on the theatrical landscape, a younger generation of gifted African-American dramatists such as Katori Hall (34) and Marcus Gardley (37) have been impressing audiences with their work.
I felt as if I had landed in a science fiction film. There I was (just like Keir Dullea in 2001: A Space Odyssey), propped up in a sitting position, surrounded by silence and staring at a soothing green wall with a sense of idiotic wonderment.
From the Crack Dens of Miami to the Royal Shakespeare Company: An Interview With Tarell Alvin McCraney
McCraney has made an unusual journey in his life -- from the slums of Miami, where his crack-addicted mother died of AIDS and his brother ended up in jail, to writer-in-residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company.