Playwright Jeremy O. Harris On Interracial Relationships In Slave Play One of Broadway's hottest tickets last year was a play with no big-name actors by a 30-year-old black queer writer. Jeremy O. Harris talks to Sam about poking the bear that is Broadway, and whether he thinks he'll be embraced there long-term. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.
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Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

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Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

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Jeremy O. Harris wasn't sure he even wanted Slave Play to be on Broadway. "It's literally just a plot of land in New York," he says. "And nobody wants to go to Time Square anyway." Tricia Baron hide caption

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Jeremy O. Harris wasn't sure he even wanted Slave Play to be on Broadway. "It's literally just a plot of land in New York," he says. "And nobody wants to go to Time Square anyway."

Tricia Baron

One of Broadway's hottest tickets last year was a play with no big-name actors by a 30-year-old black queer writer. Jeremy O. Harris talks to Sam about poking the bear that is Broadway, and whether he thinks he'll be embraced there long-term. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.

This episode was produced Brent Baughman and edited by Kitty Eisele.