Interview with Local Playwright: Eric Anderson

TAG is proud to be hosting the world premiere of Coyotes local playwright Eric Anderson, directed by Swaine Kaui. As our blogger, Rebecca Lea McCarthy, is rehearsing for Coyotes, TAG family member Al Lanier has been kind enough to step in and interview Playwright Eric Anderson: Al Lanier: I thought we should begin with a basic precis,  … Continue reading Interview with Local Playwright: Eric Anderson

Dael Orlandersmith 2012 Keynote for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference

In 2012, Dael Orlandersmith was the Keynote Speaker at the 2012 Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference.  In this keynote presentation, Orlandersmith performed an excerpt from her one-woman play, Black and Blue Boys / Broken Men. At the top of this keynote performance, Orlandersmith discusses the role of theatre and theatre performers as emotional travelers. Theatre must be more … Continue reading Dael Orlandersmith 2012 Keynote for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference

The Black Fatherhood Project: Interview with Dael Orlandersmith

The following is an interview with Dael Orlandersmith associated with the Black Fatherhood Project. The Black Fatherhood Project, a film by Jordan Thierry, explores "fatherhood in Black America" (Thierry). In this film, he explores his own life and history, and interviews variety of historians and playwrights, including Dael Orlandersmith.  Please enjoy this wonderful and insightful … Continue reading The Black Fatherhood Project: Interview with Dael Orlandersmith

Watch Cuny TV’s Women in Theatre: Dael Orlandersmith

Cuny TV's Women in Theatre. Dael Orlandersmith does not shy away from the tough topics as an actress, writer or poet. Watch Cuny TV's 2002 interview with Dael Orlandersmith.  She discusses her artistic process, the play Yellowman, and "the ways in which women work their way out of dark situations" (Cuny). Yellowman is running at TAG January 13 … Continue reading Watch Cuny TV’s Women in Theatre: Dael Orlandersmith