Tag Archives: Will Power

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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RE-IMAGINING THE STORY (RETREAT)

Hey people- I’m co-leading a weekend getaway FOR MEN with my amazing friend & colleague John Badalament this coming January 11-13 in the beautiful Santa Cruz hills near SF at a brand new, affordable and beautiful retreat center 1440 Multiversity (there are 1440 minutes in a day) • Set aside uninterrupted time, Friday 6pm — […]

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Last Night!

Thank you to everyone that came out last night to WHAT MAKES A CITIZEN. We had almost 700 people jammed into the Moody Performance Hall for a night of complex thought, theater, music and ideas. There is talk of touring it to other cities so stay tuned. It’s been great being in Dallas, connecting with […]

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WHAT MAKES A CITIZEN?

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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD PREMIERE

I can’t even describe how brilliant these bright artists are.  From left to right: Julian Parker, Jesse Perez, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Jennapher Zheng, and Luis Vega!  Read full announcement in Playbill here.

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WORLD PREMIERE

Thrilled to have a brand new play this upcoming season at La Jolla Playhouse. Been a real blast to work with director Jamie Castaneda and team as we develop the piece and ready it for production. I’ve had the pleasure of working at La Jolla on two occasions in the past-a new work for children […]

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2017 HOPE AWARD NOMINATION

  Wow! Last week I was surprised to learn that I was nominated for the prestigious Hope Professor of the Year Award at SMU! I was at the banquet but didn’t know I was an honoree!( damn glad I showed up, would’ve been embarrassed if I didn’t). Only a handful of faculty are nominated per […]

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2016 Doris Duke Artist Award

SOME GREAT NEWS, I HAVE BEEN GIVEN A 2016 DORIS DUKE ARTIST AWARD!   The 2016 Artists are:  Kyle Abraham (Dance), Sharon Bridgforth (Theatre), DaveDouglas (Jazz),Faye Driscoll (Dance), Janie Geiser (Theatre), MiguelGutierrez (Dance), Fred Hersch (Jazz), Wayne Horvitz (Jazz), Taylor Mac (Theatre),Dianne McIntyre (Dance), Jason Moran (Jazz), Mark Morris (Dance), Lynn Nottage(Theatre), Thaddeus Phillips (Theatre), Will Power (Theatre), Aparna Ramaswamy (Dance), Matana Roberts […]

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Fetch Clay, Make Man Published

My play, Fetch Clay, Make Man has just been released domestically and internationally on Overlook Press. Purchase book here:

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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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