Black Theater Pioneer Carroll Remembered Influential stage director Vinnette Carroll died this week at the age of 80. She was the first black woman to direct a Broadway production -- and the first to earn a Tony nomination for directing. NPR's Laura Sydell offers a remembrance.
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Black Theater Pioneer Carroll Remembered

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Black Theater Pioneer Carroll Remembered

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Black Theater Pioneer Carroll Remembered

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Influential stage director Vinnette Carroll died this week at the age of 80. She was the first black woman to direct a Broadway production — and the first to earn a Tony nomination for directing. NPR's Laura Sydell offers a remembrance.