Harlem Shakespeare Festival director Debra Ann Byrd discusses black theatre
27th August 2013
BLACK VOICES: DEBRA ANN BYRD
The founder, producer and director of the inaugural Harlem Shakespeare Festival, whose programme features Antony and Cleopatra, talks to Suman Bhuchar on a recent visit to the UK to be part of the British Black and Asian Shakespeare Symposium at Warwick University. Recorded in Greenwich, south London, 5 July 2013.
I decided that I am going to start a theatre company where classically trained actors of colour get opportunities to perform whatever classics they want to perform.