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News about Will Power, Playwright & Performer.

Detroit Red Graphic Novel

You could hear a pin drop. One hundred youth read my new graphic novel “Detroit Red” at the Schomburg, Harlem New York. The play (same name) premieres February in Boston, the companion novel shortly thereafter. Info on Detroit Red Project and stage play.

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Seize the King @ Alliance Theater

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DETROIT RED

My newest creation-between Malcolm Little and Malcolm X he was…Detroit Red. This play, short film and graphic novel all in one premieres this winter in Boston before embarking on a world tour. Come to Boston and check it out or see it at a theater near you! Show Info/Tickets: https://artsemerson.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=Detroit-Red&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

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Last Night!

Thank you to everyone that came out last night to WHAT MAKES A CITIZEN. We had almost 700 people jammed into the Moody Performance Hall for a night of complex thought, theater, music and ideas. There is talk of touring it to other cities so stay tuned. It’s been great being in Dallas, connecting with […]

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WHAT MAKES A CITIZEN?

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This Evening @ Spelman College

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SEIZE THE KING ON PBS

Check out this cool mini-doc that aired on KPBS in San Diego.  I especially dig the section that shows the building of our set (shout out to set designer Lauren Helpurn on that).  We are in the last week of shows and it’s been a special vibe out there.  I have enjoyed working at La […]

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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD PREMIERE

I can’t even describe how brilliant these bright artists are.  From left to right: Julian Parker, Jesse Perez, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Jennapher Zheng, and Luis Vega!  Read full announcement in Playbill here.

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WORLD PREMIERE

Thrilled to have a brand new play this upcoming season at La Jolla Playhouse. Been a real blast to work with director Jamie Castaneda and team as we develop the piece and ready it for production. I’ve had the pleasure of working at La Jolla on two occasions in the past-a new work for children […]

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2017 HOPE AWARD NOMINATION

  Wow! Last week I was surprised to learn that I was nominated for the prestigious Hope Professor of the Year Award at SMU! I was at the banquet but didn’t know I was an honoree!( damn glad I showed up, would’ve been embarrassed if I didn’t). Only a handful of faculty are nominated per […]

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