VICKIE G. HAMPTON
Vickie G. Hampton is an award-winning Kalamazoo-based editor and writer. Her short play about retail racial profiling, “I’m Not Buying It,” was staged by Face Off Theatre Company in July 2020 as part of our Virtual New Play Series. Now we are presenting her full-length play, “I Am Grace," a powerful piece about race, class, abuse of power & forgiveness. Her play, “Learning Curve,” was selected as an “A-Lister” for a staged reading at the 2019 National Black Theater Festival. The biennial festival draws nearly 60,000 theater patrons from around the globe to Winston Salem, N.C., to showcase the best of Black theater. Her “I Am Grace” play was an “A-Lister” at the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival.