Today is the 152nd anniversary of General Lee’s surrender to General Grant at Appomattox. Casualties during the Appomattox Campaign, March 25 – April 9, 1865 totaled nearly 39,000 men killed, wounded and captured. My latest play “Carpetbaggers” examines the ways in which we are still engaged in a Civil War in the United States.… Read More
Wanda Sabir writes for the Oakland Post and the SF Bay View Newspaper, and has her own website dedicated to the arts and the African diaspora. She reviewed the Off Broadway West Production of “Without Mercy” and conducted an hour-long interview with me about the play. Listen now: Wanda writes, “It is quite moving,… Read More
I had the pleasure of speaking with Jovelyn Richards of KPFA, who interviewed Off Broadway West Artistic Director Richard Harder and me about “Without Mercy,” playing at the Phoenix Theater through March 25. Her show is called “Cover to Cover,” airing Wednesdays at 3:30 pm. Please have a listen!
I’m excited to participate in the 11th Annual International Women’s Work Festival in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada next week. The festival will offer a reading of “Without Mercy,” with a twist: three women in the cast. I specifically wrote Sam Sibley as a gender-neutral character, and I’ll get to see the effect (if any) of… Read More