” Playwrights are the most gregarious writers – to get our work done, we need actors, directors, set designers. “


” I always crave to see more stories about and by people of color, particularly new work by young black writers. “


” Many theaters are tackling the multifaceted work of black writers – established and emerging. Now the next step is for them to bring in audiences of color and continue to go out to our community and create a continuous connection that extends beyond the one black show in the season. “


” Hurt Village’ is based on a real housing project in Memphis, about three minutes away from the Lorraine Hotel where Dr. King was assassinated, so in my work I’m focusing on a very specific area in Memphis. I see ‘Hurt Village’ as a natural extension of ‘The Mountaintop. “



All 4 Katori Hall Quotes about Work in picture


Playwrights are the most gregarious writers - to get our work done, we need actors, directors, set designers.
I always crave to see more stories about and by people of color, particularly new work by young black writers.


Many theaters are tackling the multifaceted work of black writers - established and emerging. Now the next step is for them to bring in audiences of color and continue to go out to our community and create a continuous connection that extends beyond the one black show in the season.
Hurt Village
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