Suzan-Lori Parks, Rashid Johnson Cut Violent Scene From 'Native Son' Remake
The new cinematic version of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel addresses contemporary racial and social justice issues—and changes a major plot point.
Playwrights Remember Ntozake Shange
Anna Deveare Smith, Suzan-Lori Parks and several other Black women in the theater world reflect on the ways the late writer inspired them.
Action!: Iconic Shows From Playwrights of Color
The New York Times featured works from Suzan-Lori Parks, David Henry Hwang and other writers of color in a new list of the greatest American plays from the last 25 years.
Richard Wright's 'Native Son' to be Made Into a Feature Film
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and first-time feature film director Rashid Johnson will adapt Wright’s 1940 novel for the big screen.