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Tarell Alvin McCraney

Wig Out!
by Tarell Alvin McCraney
directed by Tina Landau

The House of Light has been asked to “bring it” to the ball. The ball being the place where drag houses go to battle for the title of “fiercest.” Set in the aftermath of the early rise of HIV in the gay/drag scene, Wig Out! explores a house that was never quite a home.

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New Dramatists presents the 12th annual PlayTime, a 2-week developmental lab for five plays-in-progress designed to give playwrights the time and space needed to explore, workshop, rethink, and revise ambitious new work in a collaborative company of directors, actors, other writers, and New Dramatists staff. PlayTime offers our writers one of the most extended, intensive developmental processes available within our year-round artistic programming.

November 22, 2013

2013 PlayTime Developmental Studio Playwrights Announced

Clockwise from top left: Barbara Hammond, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Susan Mosakowski, John Walch and Jenny Schwartz

New Dramatists, an artistic home and creative laboratory for talented, professional playwrights, is holding its eleventh annual PlayTime Developmental Studio December 2 through 14. This year’s playwrights are Barbara Hammond, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Susan Mosakowski, Jenny Schwartz and John Walch.  Read More

March 4, 2013

Resident Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney & Alum Stephen Adly Guirgis Among Inaugural Windham Campbell Prize Winners

Playwrights Tarell Alvin McCraney, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Naomi Wallace are among nine winners of the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes, a new award administered by Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscripts Library. Each of the winners will receive $150,000.  Read More

November 14, 2012

Tarell McCraney’s Haitian "Antony and Cleopatra" Set for Miami

Big dreams for his Miami hometown have always figured in playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s globetrotting life in theater. Next season, one of those dreams will come true when South Florida’s GableStage, England’s Royal Shakespeare Company and New York’s Public Theater join forces to premiere McCraney’s new set-in-Haiti version of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.  Read More

Tarell Alvin McCraney

Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare, radically edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney

March 7, 2012

Tarell Alvin McCraney's New Play To Premiere at Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 2012-13 subscription season in Chicago will feature the world premiere of the Tina Landau-directed Steppenwolf commission Head of Passes by ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney.  Read More

December 17, 2011

Tarell Alvin McCraney Discusses His New Play With Director Tina Landau

An interview in which director Tina Landau and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney discuss their previous Steppenwolf collaboration on the Brother/Sister Plays with Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey. The playwright/ director pair has been developing Head of Passes in workshops this month.  Read More

September 22, 2011

Oct. 24 Panel Features David Adjmi, Young Jean Lee and Tarell Alvin McCraney

David Adjmi, Young Jean Lee, Tarell Alvin McCraney

In celebration of Theatre Communication Group’s 50th anniversary, the national organization for American theatre, The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR will present four events featuring conversations with TCG playwrights. The evenings will be part of The Greene Space initiative “A New Theatre of Sound” series.  Read More


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