Interview: Tarell Alvin McCraney and Martha Lavey

What does it mean to a playwright to be a member of an ensemble? Tarell Alvin McCraney joined the Steppenwolf ensemble in 2010 during the run of his trilogy, The Brother/Sister Plays. He’s back in Chicago for the world-premiere of his Steppenwolf-commissioned play,Head of Passes. He and Steppenwolf Artistic Director, Martha Lavey, join Anne Nicholson Weber to talk about their current collaboration and on-going relationship.

Originally published  April 8, 2013 on