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A New Wave of Black Women Playwrights Is Reinventing the Genre

Their work is, quite literally, changing the face of American theater

TThe art of theater dates back millennia and there is no denying who its original titans were. Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides — the trio known as the Greek tragedians — were all reverers of Dionysus, an ancient god of theater, wine, and…



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Brittani Samuel

Art addict. Bylines at VICE, American Theatre, OkayAfrica, IAM&Co and a few other places on the Internet. Mktg at Signature Theatre. NYC | @brittaniidiannee