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Broadway Debut: Thoughts of a Colored Man with Keenan Scott II
Keenan Scott II by Bronwen Sharp
Keenan Scott II by Bronwen Sharp

What is a favorite memory from this season?

Being able to experience opening night with my wife, daughter, and immediate family is a memory I will hold on to for the rest of my life. It was a blessing to be able to do so after working on Thoughts of a Colored Man for so many years.

What is a great bit of advice about playwriting you’ve given or received?

I usually tell young writers to get your ideas out of your head and onto the page. Know that the first draft won’t be gold, but you will find it in the editing and development process. Katori Hall once told me to never abandon my voice and to always find my truth in my writing.

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Keenan Scott II
Keenan Scott II

is a playwright, poet, actor, director, and producer of original work from Queens, New York. His critically acclaimed piece Thoughts of a Colored Man opened at the Golden Theatre during the 2021-2022 Broadway Season, where he made his writing and unconventional acting debut.