Published Work

The New York Times

A Tupac Musical Gets a Second Chance

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Horizon’s ‘Klook and Vinette’ struggles to find its soul

Blossom, a new digital platform for women of color

‘Maytag Virgin’ delivers strong performances with heart

8 young Atlanta actors to watch

Review: “Miss Bennet” shines brightly at Theatrical Outfit

Play explores racial attitudes, family, in 1960s Mississippi

Looking to tap into your ‘Big Magic?’ Author Elizabeth Gilbert to speak at Unity North

Photographer journeys the Underground Railroad in Atlanta exhibit

Sundance Film Festival sees more from Georgia’s booming industry (also ran in print on 01/28/2017)

Musical adaptation of 1997 movie “Love Jones” coming to the Fox Theatre (also ran in print on 11/4/2016)

New works by 20 female artists mark Spelman Museum’s anniversary (also ran in print on 9/24/2016)

Theater staged in private homes creates a more intimate experience

Terry Burrell’s ‘Ethel’ find humor in the blues (also ran in print under the title “One-woman show a tribute to singer Ethel Waters” on 3/21/2016)

Threshold Festival showcases local playwrights (11/29/2015)

Bearden paints a broad stroke of black life in America (print only, 11/22/2015)

Art to engage at Starlight Drive-In (print only, 11/15/2015)

Georgia Ensemble fills area’s Shakespeare void (print only, 11/8/2015)

Teatro Aurora appeals to Latino audiences

American Theatre magazine

The Better ‘Angels’ of Our Nature

The Critical Palette

Strength in Numbers?

Love or Money: How About Both

Southern Female Playwrights, Leaving the Front Porch Behind This piece also appeared in the October 2016 issue under the title Facing South: A new breed of Southern female playwrights is leaving the front porch for a clearer view of a complicated region

Dance or Theater? Yes.

Giving Emerging Playwrights a boost with the Kendeda Competition

Blues for an Alabama Sky celebrates its 20th anniversary at the Alliance Theatre

Review: Civil Rights photos at the High convey the fire of resistance, past and present

The High’s Making Africa exhibition celebrates an often misunderstood continent’s spirit of innovation

Topher Payne puts a hilarious spin on modern motherhood in Morningside

Review: “Between Riverside & Crazy” at True Colors is uneven but has meaningful moments

Review: Horizon’s “Blackberry Daze” is a hot, sweet summer treat of a juke joint musical

Preview: With guitar in hand, the beloved Pete the Cat springs to life at Center for Puppetry Arts

Review: “Selma” star Tara Ochs grapples with racism and white privilege in one-woman show

Preview: Mark Kendall takes on the experience of being black in Alliance’s “The Magic Negro,” 

Review: Alliance’s poignant “Too Heavy For Your Pocket” delivers a story for then . . . and for now

Preview: Playwright Georgina Escobar breaks down her feminist fantasia “Sweep”

#InHonor at Arnika Dawkins dignifies those slain by police brutality

A conversation with Sonya Clark, who tells stories about coiffured canvases

Review: True Colors’ “Smart People” uses juicy dialogue to evoke race and class

Review: SCAD Fash showcases the wearable whimsy of Carolina Herrera’s designs

Review: In Basquiat’s “Unknown Notebooks,” words yield art

Rain Pryor talks growing up with Jewish mom, iconic father in Fried Chicken and Latkes

Q&A: Clarence Davis on his life in photography; exhibit and lecture at Hammonds House

Review: MODA’s “Inspiring Beauty” makes a political and aesthetic fashion statement

Atlanta magazine

The Daily Show’s Dulce Sloan never thought she’d be a comedian

Black Masks magazine

“Eyes on Broadway” Black Masks_Regional Theater Feature about diversifying regional theater in Upstate New York

Review Cool Kicks: “The Rise of Sneaker Culture” at the High Museum

Art Review: Between Cultures: Susanne Wenger at the Carlos Museum

Art Review: The Plurality of Blackness, at Arnika Dawkins

Summer Stages: Central New York Critic’s Picks

Drying like A Raisin in the Sun Review

Broke-ology offers rich theatricality Review

Charleston Post & Courier

Off the air: The decline of Black radio Feature about the necessity of urban radio in the Black community and a look at Kyle Abraham’s dance “The Radio Show”

Painted movement in Sacred Windows Art exhibit review

A romp on the feminine side Theatre review of 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche 

Dramatics magazine

“Ping Chong: Theatre from the margins” This Q&A with theater artist Ping Chong was the cover story for the May 2013 issue of Dramatics Magazine.

Living Intown and Living Northside

Mixed Nuts: Ballerinas put their unique spin on a holiday classic

The Write Stuff: Book Fest Preview

Hall of Justice

Stage Directors & Choreographers Society Journal

Q&A with Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Timothy Bond about documentary theater

Stone Canoe Journal

“Films highlight the plight of women around the world” Comparative film review of Kirby Dick’s Oscar-nominated documentary The Invisible War and award-winning photographer Walter Astrada’s short film Undesired

Syracuse New Times

“Graffiti Bridge” Feature on the history of street art and its transition into museums, galleries and its place in urban development

“The Nutcracker’s Turning Pointe” preview of Syracuse Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker

“Derby Days Approach” feature about roller derby leagues in Central New York

“Inside Voices” preview about street art exhibit at Syracuse University’s Warehouse Gallery


StageView (subscriber newsletter) 

“Uncovering their mother’s past life” Preview of Wajdi Mouawad’s Scorched

“Keeping the rhythm of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running” Preview

“Giving voice to a community’s Cry for Peace” Preview and Q&A with Ping Chong


“Rejecting Top Hats and Petticoats” Q&A with The Whipping Man playwright Matthew Lopez

Q&A with Scorched director Marcela Lorca

“Black Is Beautiful” feature on the Black Is Beautiful Movement and images of black women in August Wilson’s work

“Going Home to find Good People” Q&A with playwright David Lindsay-Abaire

“Tackling Humanity” Q&A with playwright Tony Kushner

“Fulfilling an ancestor’s destiny” Q&A with Broadway composer Jeanine Tesori


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