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News about Will Power, Playwright & Performer.

In The West End

My new Children’s Book In the West End, just dropped here in Atlanta. The book follows an energetic, amazing little boy that ventures out with his Mom through the West End (the historic African-American neighborhood in Atlanta) to find healthy and tasty vegan food for his Grandma who has to change the way she eats […]

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2020 Elliot Norton Awards

Thrilled that the world premiere of my new piece, Detroit Red, received 5 Elliot Award Nominations and 2 awards, including Best New Outstanding Script and Best Lead Actor (the amazing Eric Berryman). Thank you so much!

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Detroit Red on City Line

It was a true joy to speak with Boston journalist and legend Karen Holmes Ward on City Line.  This aired on a Sunday on ABC affiliate WCVB.  Thank you for introducing your audiences to our work, we appreciated it greatly. https://www.wcvb.com/article/cityline-sunday-feb-09-2020-detroit-red/30778202#

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“When Malcolm X was Malcolm Little, and Roxbury was home”.

I met journalist James Sullivan 21 years ago when we were both making or way in San Francisco.  He wrote one of the first features on me in a major paper (SF Chronicle).  What a joy it was to reconnect with him all these years and projects later, and for him to write this feature […]

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PROMO FOR RED

Television promo for Detroit Red.  Love the way they put this together-with film footage from the actual production, and a graphic from my man Zlatko Mitev.

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Seize the King @ Alliance Theater

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Seize The King

In Rehearsals with director Michael John Garces and the amazing cast and crew of Seize the King @ Alliance Theater

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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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