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On Friday, September 19th, 2014, NPR host Michel Martin had a conversation on the changing Broadway landscape. She sat down with award-winning playwrights from diverse walks of life, exploring how artists are challenging a canon that has traditionally been by, for and about the white experience.

The conversation featured David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park), Lydia Diamond (Stick Fly), and Kristoffer Diaz. Tony-Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson performed an excerpt from August Wilson's American Century Cycle.

See how the public took part in the conversation by following @NPRMichel on Twitter and on Facebook at

For more, check out videos from the event here!

Kristoffer Diaz on Theater Diversity with Michel Martin


David Henry Hwang on The Digital Age with Michel Martin


Kristoffer Diaz on the Importance of Broadway with Michel Martin


Lydia Diamond on if Broadway is the Goal with Michel Martin


Lydia Diamond and the Woman Question with Michel Martin




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