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News about Will Power, Playwright & Performer.

Mellon Foundation Residency Renewed!

    I am honored to received a renewal on the Andrew W. Mellon Residency at the Dallas Theater Center.  The renewal will allow me to create more plays and musicals, continue to initiate programs and initiatives, and further engage the communities that reside in Dallas, Texas.  In the first three years I was able […]

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Steel Hammer Opens at BAM Tonight

Steel Hammer opens tonight at BAM. I am honored to be a collaborator on this amazing project. Flying into NY tomorrow to see it. Hope to see yall there!   Check preview articles here: American Theatre Magazine  Howlround New Yorker

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The ATL

Always happy to spend time in Atlanta, where culture is king-where else can you get vegan soulfood and raw southern cuisine that taste heck good?  (Ok maybe in Brooklyn too).  By chance two of my works where being produced and performed at the same time-my Play Fetch Clay, Make Man at True Colors, and at […]

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STEEL HAMMER WITH SITI COMPANY

I am thrilled to  be a part of this very special collaboration.  Steel Hammer, a mythological, fantastical deconstruction of the tale of John Henry, is being created by Ann Bogart and SITI Company, the Bang on the Can Orchestra, and four playwrights-Carl Hancock Rux, Kia Corthron, Regina Taylor and me.  The piece premiered to sold […]

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The Power Of Stagger Lee

    Check the one-hour interview with KERA’s Krys Boyd Here  

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KERA on STAGGER LEE

Wow, this is the most comprehensive documentation of one of my works that has ever occurred.  Check out the link below, there are radio pieces, in-depth video interviews, and some amazing footage of the developmental process of our musical Stagger Lee.  Part 3 comes out soon.  When you’re in it, it’s hard to think about […]

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D Magazine

        For D Magazine Article Click Here

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“Song to Stage” Article/Interview on Stagger Lee

http://artsandculturetx.com/song-to-stage/

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Dallas Morning News Sunday Feature

Dallas Morning News Arts Feature on Stagger Lee

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Deconstructing Stagger Lee w/ Buster Spiller

Enjoyed Speaking with Buster Spiller for this article in TheaterJones.   Deconstructing Stagger Lee with Buster Spiller  

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