#NPRPoetry Month: Lauren Alleyne

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Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: And finally today, playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. She's one of the most productive and acclaimed people working in theater today, and she's known for pulling off remarkable feats like writing 365 plays in 365 days or finding humor and tragedy in a play about a black Lincoln impersonator who works in whiteface - that's "Topdog/Underdog" - for which she won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize. Now she's back with a new play, and it's another high-wire act. It's called "White Noise," and it focuses on a group of four people who've been friends since college. Misha is a black rising YouTube star who's decided to make blaxplaining (ph) to white people her thing. Ralph, Misha's boyfriend, is a white...

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#NPRPoetry Month: Lauren Alleyne

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