Somi Kakoma and Lakisha May in <em>Jaja's African Hair Braiding </em>on Broadway

Somi Kakoma and Lakisha May in Jaja's African Hair Braiding on Broadway / Manhattan Theatre Club

This week, Brittany Luse sits down with playwright Jocelyn Bioh, whose new play, Jaja's African Hair Braiding, is up for five Tony Award nominations, including Best Play. The two discuss Bioh's unique approach to comedy, what it took to bring a hair affair to Broadway, and how to find humor in dark situations.

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