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Unraveling the Landscape: A Conversation With Adrienne Kennedy

Unraveling the Landscape: A Conversation With Adrienne Kennedy

The author of ‘He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box’ talks about the play’s inspiration, her extraordinary parents, and her love for literature and old movies.

BY BRANDEN JACOBS-JENKINS

The September print issue of American Theatre contains the entire playscript of He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, Adrienne Kennedy’s lyrical, elliptical play about an interracial courtship in 1940s Georgia. In December 2017, as rehearsals began for the play’s premiere at Brooklyn’s Theatre for a New Audience, playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins spoke by phone with Kennedy from her home in Virginia.

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https://www.americantheatre.org/2019/09/04/unraveling-the-landscape-a-conversation-with-adrienne-kennedy/

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