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Posts tagged ‘Tarell Alvin McCraney’

5
Jan

Solving the Queer Problem Play*

In search of a queer dramaturgy outside of the hegemonic, heteronormative model.

*part two of a three-part essay

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Part Two: The Hegemony Strikes Back

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17
Nov

Solving the Queer Problem Play*

In search of a queer dramaturgy outside of the hegemonic, heteronormative model.

*Part One of a Three-Part Essay.

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25
Sep

Phylicia Rashad Is Something of a Miracle in Head of Passes

By Patrick Hurley

Faith, that ubiquitous and imperfect belief, wherein trust and confidence take the place of facts or proof, is placed into extreme focus in Tarell Alvin McCraney’s new play Head of Passes, playing now at the Mark Taper Forum.

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29
Sep

Choir Boy Hits All the Right Notes

By Patrick Hurley

 

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney is on the cusp of greatness. A young, tremendously gifted wordsmith, McCraney’s work thus far is vibrant, funny, searing, and above all painfully human. And with only a few plays to his credits, it is exciting to imagine where this talented man is going to take us next. For now, we have Choir Boy, playing at the Geffen Playhouse. Read more »

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