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WBUR-Boston: Malcolm X’s Powerful Origin Story Surges To Life In ‘Detroit Red’ At Arts Emerson

by Ed Siegel, February 7th, 2020

The Boston Globe : A Young Malcom X, Searching For His Identity in Boston

by Don Aucoin , February 6th, 2020 

Arts Fuse : Theater Review: “Detroit Red”-Life in Boston, At the Bottom

by Robert Israel , February 7th, 2020 

Broadway World : BWW Review: DETROIT RED at Arts Emerson

by Andrew Child , February 7th, 2020 

Joyce’s Choices: Review- Detroit Red

by Joyce Kulhawik , February 12th, 2020

The Suffolk Journal: ‘Detroit Red” Brilliantly Showcases Malcolm X’s Humble Beginnings And Local Roots

by Morgan Hume , February 12th, 2020

WBQT-FM Voices: Playwright Will Power

by Pebbles , February 12th, 2020

The Boston Globe: When Malcolm X was Malcolm Little, and Roxbury was Home

by James Sullivan , January 30th, 2020


The New York Times : Critic’s Pick-Review: ‘In Seize the King,’  ‘Richard III’ Goes To Harlem

by Laura Collins-Hughes, July 11th, 2021 

New York Magazine : Classical Theatre of Harlem and Will Power Refashion ‘Richard.’

by Helen Shaw, July 15th, 2021 

The New Yorker : Seize the King

by Rollo Romig, August 9th, 2021 

Light & Sound America: Theatre In Review: Seize The King

by David Barbour, July 15th, 2021 

The San Diego Union-Tribune : In La Jolla Playhouse’s ‘Seize the King,’ Will Power puts his Lyrical Spin on Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’

by David L. Coddon, August 19th, 2018 

San Diego City Beat :Richard III as King of the Streets

by David L. Coddon, August 28th, 2018

Broadway World : Seize the King at La Jolla

by E.H. Reiter, September 1st, 2018

San Diego Reader: Self-Absorbed Black Hole of a Tyrant

by Jeff Smith, September 5th, 2018


The New York Times : Recalling a Poet’s Vigil for a Life-Extending Gift

by Eric Grode, January 13th, 2014

The Village Voice : Off the Grid, Blessing the Boats/Under the Radar Review

by Tom Sellar, January 15th, 2014

The Last Magazine : Blessing the Boats/Under the Radar Festival 2014

by Patrick Barrett, January 14th, 2014


The Los Angeles Times : Review: Steel Hammer Bangs out a Spectacularly Inventive Social Message at UCLA’s Royce Hall

by Mark Swed, October 25th, 2015

The New York Times : Various Works at 38th Annual Humana Festival

by Charles Isherwood, April 2nd, 2014

Broadway : BWW Reviews:STEEL HAMMER Brings Legendary SITI Company Back to Humana Festival

by Todd Zeigler,March 27th, 2014 : SITI Returns to Humana with Memorable John Henry

by Keith Waits, March 21st, 2014


The Hollywood Reporter : LeBron James’ SpringHill Set Opening for First Theater Production ‘Fetch Clay’ 

by Chris Gardner, April 25th, 2023

Theater Mania : Fetch Clay, Make Man Looks at Power and Politics in the Life of Muhammad Ali

by Jonas Swartz, June 29th, 2023

The Hollywood Times : ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’ Equals a Masculine and Feminine Revelation

by John Lavitt, June 29th, 2023

Los Angeles Times : ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’ a powerfully acted play examines Muhammad Ali and Stepin’ Fetchit’s unlikely friendship

by Charles McNulty , June 27th, 2023

South Pasadenan : ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’-A Tale of Two Men 

by Alisa Hiyashida, June 28th, 2023

Larchmont Buzz: Theater Review: Fetch Clay, Make Man

by Laura Foti Cohen, June 28, 2023

Gia on the Move : Fetch Clay., Make Man at the Kirk Douglas Theater

by Tracy Paleo , June 29th, 2023

Splash Magazine : Fetch Clay, Make Man Review- This Play Packs a Punch

by Elaine Mura, June 28th, 2023

Broadway World :  Review: Fetch Clay, Make Man at Kirk Douglas Theatre

by Evan Henerson,  July 4th, 2023

The San Francisco Chronicle : ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’: Riveting Racial Insight

by Robert Hurwitt, August 22nd, 2014

TheatreStorm : Review: ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’

by Charles Kruger, August 22nd, 2014

Pacific Sun : Theater: Come Out Swinging

by Charles Brousse , August 29th, 2014

Time Out New York : Fetch Clay, Make Man Review

by Adam Feldman, September 12th, 2013

Broadway : Fetch Clay, Make Man Unmasks Two Racial Icons

by Michael Dale, September 13th, 2013

The New York Daily News : Fetch Clay, Make Man Theatre Review

by Joe Dzemianowicz, September 12th, 2013

The New York Post : Ali Drama ‘Fetch Clay’ Packs Punch

by Elisabeth Vincentelli, September 13th, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter: Fetch Clay, Make Man: Theater Review

by Frank Scheck, September 12th, 2013

The New York Times : One Boxed himself In, One Boxed His Way Out

by Charles Isherwood, September 12th, 2013

Huffington Post : Fetch Clay, Make Man Review

by Nancy Cohen-Koan, September 16th, 2013 : Fetch Clay, Make Man-Review

by Hayley Levitt, September 11th, 2013 : Will Power and the Untold Ali Story

by Karu F. Daniels, September, 2013

The Star-Ledger : ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man is season’s best-acted play

by Peter Filichia, January 18th, 2010

The New York Times : The Slugger and the Punching Bag

by Charles Isherwood, January 19th, 2010

Back Stage : Fetch Clay, Make Man

by Erik Haagensen, January 19th, 2010

Toronto Star : Ouzounian: Might be a Knockout

by Richard Ouzounian, January 17th, 2010

Pennington Post : Fetch Friends, Make Haste, and see McCarter’s ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’

by R. Kurt Osenlund, January 20th, 2010


VARIETY : Five Fingers of Funk (Review)

by Quinton Skinner, October 27th, 2008

Minneapolis Star-Tribune : Giving it up for ‘Five Fingers of Funk’

by Rohan Preston, November 1st, 2008


American Theatre : Hip-Hop Visions of an Ancient World

by Charles L. Mee, March 2006

The New York Times : Riffing and Scratching, And Remixing Aeschylus

by Charles Isherwood, February 13, 2006

The Village Voice : Hip Hoplites: Remixing Aeschylus, The Seven Spills Classic Tragedy Onto Today’s Mean Streets

by Michael Feingold, February 22-28, 2006

The New York Times : Taking Aeschylus Hip-Hop, Into Modern Urban Streets

by Jennifer Dunning, February 10, 2006

American Theatre : A Tribe Called Will Power

by Randy Gener, March 2006

The Village Voice : Classic at Generation Gap

by Elizabeth Zimmer, January 4-10, 2006

Time Out New York : Reviews: The Seven

by David Cote, February 16-22, 2006

SF Weekly : Balance of Power, A Hip Hop Adaptation of Aeschylus Takes A Surprisingly Light Touch

by Michael Scott Moore, September 12-18, 2001

San Jose Mercury News : Tragedy of ‘Seven’ Transcends Years

by Mark de la ViƱa, August 23, 2001

The New York Sun : Beats, Rhymes, And Death

by Jeremy McCarter, July 2, 2002

New York Theatre Experience : NY Theatre Review: The Seven

June 28, 2002

CurtainUp : A CurtainUp Review: The Seven

Amanda Cooper, 2006


The Commercial Appeal, Fanfare : Hip-Hop Theater

by Christopher Blank, April 11, 2004

The New York Times : Hip-Hop and Musicals: Made for Each Other

by Jeremy McCarter, June 8, 2003

American Theater Web : Will Power’s Flow: Deft, Powerful, Musical Storytelling

by Andy Propst, June 27, 2003

Newsday : Power-ful Performance

by Gordon Cox, June 27, 2003

The New York Times : Spinning Storytelling Yarn for a New Generation

by Bruce Weber, June 27, 2003

Theater Mania : Flow Review

by Adam Klasfeld, June 27, 2003

One World : Power Surge

by Amy Swift, photography by Paula Court, October-November 2003

The San Francisco Chronicle : This is the Theater of Our Time

by Joshunda Sanders, November 9, 2003

The Washington Post : At Dance Place, Verse is Foremost

by Lisa Traiger, January 7, 2002

The New York Times : Hip-Hop’s Distinct Voice Is Reshaping Theater

by Bruce Weber, June 25, 2002

American Theatre : Tha Playz tha Thang

by Kim Euell, September, 2002

Curtain Up : Flow, A Curtain Up Review

by Amanda Cooper, 2003

Variety : Review: Flow

by Marilyn Stasio, June 24, 2003

Vibe : Powerful Impact

by Jason Zinoman, 2003


Africana : Will Power: Gathering Black Men’s Stories

by Aida Mashaka Croal, April 13, 2001

The Guardian : Review: The Gathering

by Lyn Gardner, November 29, 2001

Evening Standard : The Rhythm King

by Patrick Marmion, December 3, 2001

Time Out : Review: The Gathering

by Maddy Costa, December 5-12, 2001

St. Petersburg Times : A ‘Gathering’ Of Talent

by Michael Patrick Welch, January 14, 2000

The Source : Review: The Gathering

March, 2000

The Indianapolis Star : 1-Man Show Keeps a Versatile Star’s Talent Hip-Hopping

by Marion Garmel, October 23, 2000

American Theatre : Review: The Gathering

by Holly Bass, November, 1999

Vibe : Breakin’ Bard

by Rebecca Louie, photography by Thomas Wolfgang Broening, 2000RrHelenLl RorAugusttt9th for First Theater ProChrisT LayashiJTElainJ