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Charles Randolph Wright

Charles Randoph Wright

Charles Randolph Wright has built a dynamic and diversified career in directing, writing, and producing for theatre, television, and film. 
Wright’s play Blue, starring Phylicia Rashad, broke box office records at Arena Stage, the Roundabout Theatre in New York City, and in Los Angeles. He wrote and directed Cuttin’ Up, a play based on the new book by Craig Marberry (author of the bestseller Crowns) which premiered at Arena Stage. Charles also wrote the screenplay for Paixao Crua (Raw Passion), a film in Portuguese and English set in Brasil and directed by Tim Reid.
He directed and co-wrote Me and Mrs. Jones at the Prince Music Theatre and The Diva is Dismissed at the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater and the Hudson Theatre, Homework and Agency, also in NYC and LA. He is a past winner of the NAACP Image, Helen Hayes and American Black Film Festival awards.