The result — four Tony Award nominations, a run of more than two years — was a testament to Grant, a trailblazer in virtually every field she touched. She died on Aug. 21 at 92. But the success of the show also stemmed in part from its image of Black America, one that Grant created through a blend of conviction and calculation…Continue reading at the source: The New York Times - Micki Grant: "I Wanted to Open Eyes" Visit Micki Grant's Author Bio page on the Broadway Play Publishing site.
Exactly five weeks ago and one day, I posted the following on Facebook: “Now would be a good time to restage ONE FLEA SPARE.” I did this with three objectives in mind. First, I wanted to see what some of my theater friends thought about the story, which I believe is more relevant today than ever. The award-winning 1995 play was set in 1665, the first year of the great plague of London, and told the story of four people quarantined together for a month… Read the rest of the piece on Forbes.