A. Zell Williams, InterAct Theatre Company Win 2011 Smith Prize
Williams' play centers on the true story of Mumia Abu-Jamal, an activist and journalist convicted in the death of a Philadelphia police officer. It follows two women - the lawyer-child of an incarcerated Black Panther, and the daughter of the white police officer Abu-Jamal allegedly killed.
Williams' other plays include BLOOD/MONEY, A Motherless Child, The Pledge Drive, and Gnashing.
In a Daughter's Eyes, directed by Rebecca Wright, will run May 27 - June 19 at InterAct Theatre Company. The company will feature Lynnette R. Freeman and Krista Apple.