ECHO OFFSTAGE: Theater Women Speak

S5 Ep. 3 - Kathy A. Perkins, Lighting Designer & Theatre Historian

Episode Summary

Award-winning lighting designer Kathy A. Perkins joins Catherine to discuss her work on Broadway, the reason she became a theatre historian, and her relationship and enduring love for Alice Childress!

Episode Notes

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Mentioned in the episode:
Howard University Theatre
Black Theater Network
Alice Childress
Trouble in Mind (Broadway)
Smith College
Roberta Uno
New WORLD Theater (formerly Third World Theater)
Wedding Band (Steppenwolf)
Charles Randolph-Wright
National Black Theater Festival
Telling Our Stories of Home - edited by Kathy
Shirely Prendergast


Echo Offstage is a production of Echo Theatre Dallas, a non-profit theatre dedicated to solely producing work by women+ playwrights.

Host: Catherine Whiteman
Producer & Podcast Manager: Eric Berg
Editor & Audio Engineer: Jonathan Villalobos
Graphics & Social Media Manager: Lauren Floyd
Executive Producer: Kateri Cale, Managing & Artistic Director
Theme Music: Len Barnett with Brent Nance