Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20081107
24-year-old actor and playwright Matt Sax talks about his hip-hop musical, Clay. Full of Shakespearian undertones, the play is a coming-of-age story that follows a young man’s journey from a broken home to musical stardom. Sax discusses the play’s origins at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and how it has evolved on several stages before taking it off-Broadway via the Lincoln Center.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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