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Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021: Annaleigh Ashford, Colson Whitehead and more

Today on Q with host Tom Power: actor Annaleigh Ashford, novelist Colson Whitehead, theatre director Philip Akin.

Today on Q: Annaleigh Ashford, Colson Whitehead, Philip Akin

Actor Annaleigh Ashford, novelist Colson Whitehead, theatre director Philip Akin. (Sela Shiloni, Chris Close, Shaw Festival)

Today on Q with host Tom Power:

  • Actor Annaleigh Ashford discusses her role as Paula Jones — the first woman to come forward with sexual assault allegations against former U.S. president Bill Clinton — in Impeachment: American Crime Story.

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Colson Whitehead talks about Harlem Shuffle, his new crime caper set in Harlem of the late '50s and early '60s.

  • Theatre director Philip Akin talks about resurrecting the groundbreaking 1955 play Trouble in Mind at this season's Shaw Festival, and why its story about racial tensions between Black actors and a white director still resonates today.

WATCH | Official trailer for Impeachment: American Crime Story:

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