Black Theater in America American Café July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018 06:43 PM
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Lin Manuel Miranda's musical Hamilton electrified Broadway. It is known as much for its diverse casting as for its music, dance, and hip-hop interpretation of history. But is it the exception? what is the state of black theater in America. We talk with Ekundayo bandele, the founder and executive director of Hattiloo Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee, about black theater, the Hamilton effect, and arts education in communities of color.