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Olivia Clement

Culture
Multiplicity Is Automatically Healing

Playwright and performer Sarah Jones on the humanity of playing multiple ethnicities and how an accidental fearlessness helped pave the way for her success.

March 20, 2018
Culture
This Playwright Confronts the Issue of Colorism Through Comedy

A profile of Jocelyn Bioh, the woman behind the acclaimed School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play.

December 12, 2017
Life
Willoughby, Where I Grew Up, or How I Learned to Cook a Chicken

When my mother got a new boyfriend, my sister and I formed an intense bond.

September 5, 2017
Culture
The Myth of Angry Feminism

The playwright Paula Vogel on how a desire to change the world comes from a place of love, not rage.

August 11, 2017
Culture
Shakina Nayfack on the Radical Act of Being a Trans Woman in Love

The Difficult People actress on her groundbreaking role, shaving her head, and subversive assimilation.

July 4, 2017
Politics
Anna Deavere Smith Is Bringing Black Lives Matter to the Stage

An interview with the actress and mass-incarceration activist.

April 14, 2017
Culture
The Lenny Interview: Mary Louise Wilson

The Tony-winning actress offers a lifetime's worth of wisdom.

October 7, 2016