Tag Archives: Will Power

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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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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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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(Untitled)

Yes!  Here it is, the finished audio and accompanying video for  “Caliban Return.”  It is a piece I created with the always amazing Justin Ellington, in which we take Shakespeare’s text and fuse the rhythms of the iambs with the contemporary meter of hip hop. Check out the film on its development here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1B_HLJsVQM&feature=player_embedded. And the […]

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