By MICHAEL SMITH World Scene Writer on May 12, 2011, at 2:25 AM Updated on 5/12/11 at 2:51 AM
It’s nearly 30 years since Michael Wright wrote “Blood Relations,” the first of his plays that the applied professor of creative writing, theater and film at the University of Tulsa saw produced onstage.
The dark comedy – a man leaves his wife and takes their son, unaware that she’s pregnant with another child, who as a man comes looking for his father – is memorable to Wright for several reasons. The most obvious is that the 1983 Washington, D.C., production won him a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. [Read more…]