This fall on Broadway, the spotlight is on Black playwrights.
Fans of live theater rejoice as Broadway returns from its year-and-a-half-long COVID-19 hiatus with a select group of new plays schedule through the end of the year — all seven of which are by Black writers.
Theatre’s biggest stage will feature a wide spectrum of Black stories, and with themes ranging from laugh-out-loud comedies to powerful tales of overcoming, this fall’s lineup has something for everyone.
Below is a full list of the Black plays in this fall’s lineup:
Pass Over — Writer: Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu, Director: Danya Taymor
Chicken & Biscuits — Writer: Douglas Lyons, Director: Zhailon Levingston
Lackawanna Blues — Writer & Director: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Thoughts of a Colored Man — Writer: Keenan Scott II, Director: Steve H. Broadnax III
Trouble in Mind — Writer: Alice Childress Director: Charles Randolph-Wright
Clyde’s — Writer: Lynn Nottage, Director: Kate Whoriskey
Skeleton Crew — Writer: Dominique Morisseau, Director: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
These season lets show up big to support these amazing gifts. See the full schedule on Playbill.
Broadway’s Fall Line Up Includes 7 Shows Written By All Black Playwrights was originally published on praisedc.com