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News about Will Power, Playwright & Performer.

Reflections on Blessing The Boats: The Remix

As I sit here in my hotel room, on the morning of the last performance of “Blessing the Boats: The Remix,” I can’t help to think back on this experience, and how much it has moved me to be a part of it. It was 18 months ago when I got a call about being […]

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Fetch Clay, Make Man Featured on NPR’s All Things Considered

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WILL POWER AND RAY FISHER ON THEATRE TALK

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New Fetch Clay, Make Man Video

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A CONVERSATION WITH PAULA VOGEL, TEO CASTELLANOS, AND WILL POWER

Fellow playwrights Paula Vogel, Teo Castellanos, and myself sat down with Polly Carl to discuss my decision to boycott Florida, the Trayvon Martin case, and the complicated role of the Artist Activist in the 21st Century. Read on and  join in on the conversation @ Howlround.com Here: a-conversation-with-paula-vogel-teo-castellanos-and-will-power

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WHY I WON’T PLAY FLORIDA (AN OPEN LETTER)

Dear Nick Conroy, Thank you for your invitation to participate in a three-week engagement at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna, Florida.  I was initially thrilled to come. As you explained it to me, the nature of the work I’d be doing at the Center-blending presentation with teaching the craft of playmaking […]

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TEDx

Just released-my presentation at the TEDx Conference last year. Here it is!

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Blessing The Boats: The Remix

Brother Sekou Sundiata was a phenomenal Harlem poet, playwright, composer, and educator who touched the lives of many through his works and his life. 4 months of poetry, music, and the remounting of his poetic dramas will be going down from now to October. I am thankful to be a part of “blessing the boats: […]

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NEW YORK PREMIERE ANNOUNCED

This fall, we will bring my play “Fetch Clay, Make Man” to New York for it’s  premiere.  The drama explores the true but little known friendship between a young Muhammad Ali and old school screen actor Stepin Fetchit.  For more info, see the announcement in the New York Times here. Will Power

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D Magazine Article

It was such a joy to work with these amazing playwrights-the finalists in the 11th annual TECO Competition.  I’m looking forward to future opportunities to mentor writers and help foster platforms for new plays to be seean and heard. Will Power See Article Here:

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