Tag Archives: Will Power

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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Stagger Lee is Coming!

We are deep in rehearsals for Stagger Lee, the latest and to this date most epic project I’ve created.  I will post more info as the days role on.  It’s a true blessing to explore this piece with such an amazing collaborative team! Below is a video that was recorded several years ago as we were just […]

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Will Power…BAM!

I want to humbly thank all the amazing young people that jammed into the Harvey theatre this morning and yesterday morning.  Your enthusiasm is inspirational!  It has been quite an honor to be a part of this show,  it has allowed me to explore my roots, reconnect with old friends (what up Toni B. and […]

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Steel Hammer World Premiere

I am just now finding a moment to reflect on the experience I recently had in Louisville working on Steel Hammer with Anne Bogart, SITI Company and three fellow playwrights Regina Taylor, Kia Corthron, and Carl Hancock Rux.  Wow what an experience!  I am in complete awe and wonder at the power of an ensemble […]

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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

Listen to Interview Here

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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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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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