MyCarl Co-founder and NIGHT OF THE LIVING N-WORD!! playwright, Kevin R. Free, sat down to talk to Indie Theater Now about our upcoming production at the New York International Fringe Festival.
Check out an excerpt below:
Why did you want to write about this subject/theme?
I wrote the original very short version of the play for Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind in 2007, after watching the NAACP's funeral of the N-Word in Detroit on CNN. I thought it was kind of ridiculous, even while it felt hopeful and heartbreaking. It inspired a living horror: A dead word whose inspiration and shameful connotations will never die.
Read the full interview here: indietheaternow.com