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Part VII: Cezar Williams Cezar Williams
Hometown: White Plains, NY but my soul is from Brundidge, Alabama
Current Town: Yonkers, NY
Tell me about: TFTT season 8 ten-minute plays
The Fire This Time is an annual theater and art festival featuring artists of the African Diaspora and the ten minute plays are the center-piece of the three week festival.
Tell me about your process and concept of this show.
I have directed 10 minute plays in the festival before, but this was my first time directing all seven of the plays in a single season. So, I spent a lot of time trying to come up with a concept that would tie the entire evening together. I was blessed with seven wonderful plays and seven wonderful actors; all very unique and very smart. So, it didn’t take long for the playwrights and the actors to kind of show me the connection within all the work. The connection turned out to be that nothing is exactly what we think it is at first glance. If you look at something or someone long enough, w…