Robbie McCauley

Posted January 16, 2015

Boston, MA


Playwright, actor, and director Robbie McCauley became involved in theater as an apprentice at the Negro Ensemble Company in New York during the late 1960s. Her first play, Sally‚Äôs Rape (1990), a story about slavery that was inspired by her great-great grandmother, received an Obie Award for Best Play (1992) and a Bessie Award (1990). Her 2012 play, Sugar, is a solo performance piece in which she recounts her experiences of living with diabetes.

 Sugar, 2012; photo credit Joyce Linehan

Sugar, 2012; photo credit Joyce Linehan