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BWW Review: Winifred Is a Misstep for Theater LaB Houston and UnCommonWill CollectiveBWW Review: Winifred Is a Misstep for Theater LaB Houston and UnCommonWill Collective
by Katricia Lang - May 20, 2016

I get the idea behind WINIFRED. I really do. Winifred 'Winnie' Wagner is punished by history for being a woman with a (rumored) sexual history. I understand it, and I still didn't enjoy it or agree with its driving point. (more...)

Bigotry is Not Black and White: Denver's KKK Past Bared in Absorbing Historical NovelBigotry is Not Black and White: Denver's KKK Past Bared in Absorbing Historical Novel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013

Sunday marked the mournful passing of Essie Mae Washington-Williams, mixed-raced daughter of staunch segrationist Sen. Strom Thurmond. 'Boldfaced Lies,' a bestselling historical novel set in 1925, the same year Washington-Williams was born, brings to the forefront the fear and secrets that Washington-Williams and other mixed-race women of her time buried far below skin-deep. (more...)

Next Play Lab Announced at CENTERSTAGENext Play Lab Announced at CENTERSTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

Thomas Bradshaw, one of this season's My America playwrights, has never shied from controversy. For CENTERSTAGE's second Play Lab of the season, the theater brings together three of the playwright's most provocative works in a festival of readings. Each piece deals with aspects of the "Southern Legacy" in America. A different play will be read each day, January 25-27. Tickets are only $10, and admit patrons to all three readings in the series. (more...)

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