Monthly Archives: September 2009

Des McAnuff set to direct Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man

As many of you may know, the choice of director is key to having a successful production-especially when you’re working on a new play, as this is.  The story behind this is-Emily Mann, the artistic director of the McCarter Theatre was going to direct the piece.  About six months ago she phoned me to say […]

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I’m two sessions in as the Kaye Artist in Residence at the City University of New York.  So far its been “hella” fun.  God willing the inspiration I’m receiving will continue.  Here’s the CCNY press release

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McCarter Theatre and New Will Power play to receive Award

The McCarter Theatre Center has just received the 2009 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award for the upcoming premiere of my new piece, “Fetch Clay, Make Man.”Given to only 10 theatres throughout the country, the award “supports an extension of the rehearsal period with the goal of achieving a stronger first production, which will hopefully increase […]

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Will Power in Tanzania

This summer was an amazing one for me.  Two weeks ago I was in South Africa on a 12 day tour sponsored by the State Department (more on that later), but the early part of the season found me in Tanzania.  I traveled there with the International Theatre & Literacy project-and for almost three weeks […]

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