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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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FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN

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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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A ROLE BEN VEREEN WAS BORN TO PLAY

Fetch Clay, Make Man has been up and running now for two weeks, and I’m just now starting to reflect-although the full vibe of what’s happened and what’s to come for the piece won’t be known until after we close.  Still, been reflecting a bit.  You know, this one has been a truly blessed experience […]

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BEN VEREEN TO STAR IN WILL POWER PLAY

  I’m so excited that Mr. Vereen is now officially a part of the production!  He joins the amazing Evan Parke, Tony Nominated actor John Earl Jelks, Theatre and screen veteran Richard Masur and Shonequa Martin.  This one has been a long time coming-over three years in the making and now we’re two weeks  from […]

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Des McAnuff set to direct Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man

As many of you may know, the choice of director is key to having a successful production-especially when you’re working on a new play, as this is.  The story behind this is-Emily Mann, the artistic director of the McCarter Theatre was going to direct the piece.  About six months ago she phoned me to say […]

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