Eclipsed’s Danai Gurira Discusses ‘Splashing a Little Color’ on Broadway

first_img View Comments Danai Gurira Eclipsed Show Closed This production ended its run on June 19, 2016center_img Danai Gurira has taken a break from being a badass on The Walking Dead to bring two plays to New York: Familiar, currently at Playwrights Horizons, and Eclipsed, now in previews on Broadway. The Zimbabwean-American playwright stopped by The Late Show to chat with Stephen Colbert. “It hit me how special it is,” she sitting in on one of her shows while the other played just blocks a way. Eclipsed, starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, marks the first Broadway show to feature an all-female cast and creative team—and all are African or of African descent. “We splash a little color on the Great White Way,” Gurira said with a laugh. Take a look at the interview, in which Colbert shoehorns himself into a hypothetical Hollywood adaptation o her play, below, and catch Eclipsed at the John Golden Theatre. Related Showslast_img read more

Moyes happy with Ferguson role

first_img “I have only found Sir Alex really helpful for me,” Moyes told reporters ahead of Sunday’s Premier League trip to Aston Villa. “If I have needed any advice I can pick up the phone to him. “I will have a call maybe once every two or three weeks and he has been very good. “I don’t see him regularly. He comes to the games but he is a director now so he is entitled to do that. “We bump into each other now and again and I will say hello after the games. “He doesn’t come to the dressing room before or afterwards. A lot of the directors do but Sir Alex keeps away from it. “I have no problem with Sir Alex whatsoever.” Press Association Manchester United manager David Moyes has dismissed Roy Keane’s claim that Sir Alex Ferguson is still trying to exert influence at Old Trafford.center_img Keane made his observations during the ITV4 documentary with Patrick Vieira, screened earlier this week. However, Moyes said any communication with Ferguson tends to be instigated by him – and that his predecessor does not even visit the dressing room to see his old team on match days. last_img read more