Tonywatch: Playwright Katori Hall ‘reaching for humanity’

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: September 26, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: September 26, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The former Memphian “had no qualms” about the project. “I grew up in Tennessee. Tina (Turner) grew up in Tennessee. I know that place. I know the culture.” Hall is up for two Tony Awards at the ceremony Sunday, Sept. 26.

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