He has directed several critically and publicly acclaimed plays that include "The Colored Museum", "Caucasian Chalk Circle" (written by Bertolt Brecht
, adapted by Thulani Davis
); and he wrote the book for and directed the Broadway musical, "Jelly's Last Jam".
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[on the Pavilion on Fire Island] I only went out there for the first time three years ago. It was very domesticated. I was expecting something from my mythology in my head. It's like when I was little, I dreamed of going to Disneyland. I didn't go to Disneyland until I was 19, and it was as good as the Disneyland in my head.
George C. Wolfe was nominated for the 1992 Tony Award (New York City) for the Author (Book) of the Musical for "Jelly's Last Jam".