• Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks on Engaging With Her Audience: ‘The Spoon-Feeding Times Are Over'

    18 days ago - By Time

    Suzan-Lori Parks is a quadruple threat. The Pulitzer Prize winner is currently in the midst of working in four mediums: theater (her play White Noise is playing now at the Public Theater ), film (her adaptation of Native Son premiered at Sundance and airs on HBO this weekend), television (she will serve as the showrunner for National Geographic's upcoming season of Genius about Aretha Franklin) and music (playing with her group, Suzan-Lori Parks and the Band). She talked to TIME about navigating each medium, adapting classics and how all the world is a stage.
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