?Joe Turner's Come and Gone? is the second in August Wilson's ten-play cycle about African-American life in Pittsburgh. It returned to Broadway for the first time since the playwright's death (in 2005); the production is nominated for six Tony awards. But controversy and anger has surrounded the selection of its white director. Kurt talks with directors in the black theater community and with August Wilson's widow, who says critics misunderstood his position. Produced by Studio 360's Jenny Lawton.
(With thanks to PRX and ?New Letters on the Air.?)