Tag Archives: Marilee Jolin

An Emerald Farewell

by Marilee Jolin

From the first moment I was introduced to the South Seattle Emerald, I knew I had stumbled onto something special. Since that day in 2014 I have had the privilege and honor of joining the Emerald family as a writer, columnist, Rainmaker and, most recently, Executive Director. Continue reading An Emerald Farewell

Wedding Band: Alice Childress’ Brilliance Shines on Intiman Stage

by Marilee Jolin

Prior to 2 weeks ago, when I met with Intiman Theatre’s Artistic Director Andrew Russell, I’d never heard of Alice Childress.  I admitted this fact to him with some embarrassment.  He assured me that, unfortunately, I was not alone in my ignorance calling the incomparable Black playwright “the Tennessee Williams you should have heard of.”  Continue reading Wedding Band: Alice Childress’ Brilliance Shines on Intiman Stage