What’s your favorite Shakespeare play? Most overrated Shakespeare play? When it's intermission, what do you order from a theater's concessions stand? Tune in on Instagram Live for a fun, fast-paced, Shakespearean chat show. We ask our guests 30 lightning-fast questions about their favorite—and least favorite—things about the Bard.
Catch our interview with actor, scholar, and writer Debra Ann Byrd.
Debra Ann Byrd is the Founder and Producing Artistic Director of Take Wing And Soar Productions and the Harlem Shakespeare Festival, as well as an emerging playwright and award-winning actress. She recently worked with story coach Tanya Taylor Rubinstein and Tina Packer of Shakespeare & Company to develop and create her new one-woman show, BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl’s Journey. In the fall of 2019, Debra Ann first performed BECOMING OTHELLO, to critical acclaim, at Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. She held an Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at the Folger in 2018 - 2019.