Katori Hall http://wutc.org en A Conversation With Playwright Katori Hall http://wutc.org/post/conversation-playwright-katori-hall <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Memphis native </span><a href="http://katorihall.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Katori Hall&nbsp;</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is an actress, writer and playwright. &nbsp;She's won numerous awards, and her play&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/10/13/141329200/the-mountaintop-opens-on-broadway" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Mountaintop</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ran on Broadway, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett. &nbsp;</span>Katori<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hall is in Chattanooga for the </span><a href="http://southernlitalliance.org/happenings/programs/celebration-of-southern-literature" style="line-height: 1.5;">Celebration of Southern Literature</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which takes place April </span>17th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>18th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>19th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;In this interview, Hall discusses how </span><a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/10/13/141329200/the-mountaintop-opens-on-broadway" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Mountaintop </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">humanizes Martin Luther King, </span>Jr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">., how she joined the </span><a href="http://thefsw.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Fellowship of Southern Writers</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and what she'll be doing at the Celebration.</span></p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:42:11 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 20711 at http://wutc.org