Why “Native Son” Remains “Necessary”

Joan Marcus PhotoJerod Haynes lost some of his friends to the streets of Chicago. He reflected on that when reprising the lead role of Bigger in a revival of Richard Wright’s Native Son, which is currently playing — and sparking raw conversation and reflection — at Yale Repertory Theatre.

Haynes opened up about his life, about race, about the revival of the play, in a revealing interview with Babz Rawls-Ivy on WNHH FM’s “Love Babz Love Talk” program.

Click on or download the above audio or the Facebook Live video below for the full interview.

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