Sara welcomes playwright Karl O’Brian Williams to discuss the new Broadway musical Amazing Grace. We talk about how the show’s portrayal of race and slavery fits into a broader history of race on stage, and whether its ‘conversion’ story is worth watching.
For more information on Karl O’Brian Williams, check out Braata Productions (Artistic Director) and a staged reading of his play The Boys on the Hill at Culture Project July 31. Also, read his review of Amazing Grace on Hi! Drama.