Gilbert Moses
Date of Birth
Aug 20, 1942
Birth Place:
Cleveland, OH


When he co-founded the Free Southern Theater company, director Gilbert Moses became an important pioneer of American black theater. Over the course of a career that encompassed work on stage, screen and television, Moses won numerous awards, including the Obie, for directing Imamu Amiri Baraka's Slave Ship (1969), and a 1975 New York Drama Critics Circle for Taking of Miss Janie. Some of Moses'...