Don Cleary is an adjunct professor of drama at Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia. His Ph. D. in Comparative Arts is from Ohio University of Athens, Ohio, while his undergraduate and master’s degrees are from University of North Florida and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. While at Paine College he has directed Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Piano Lesson, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf, A Raisin in the Sun, Colored People’s Time, The Colored Museum, and Day of Absence among others, and serves as a Region IV KCACTF Respondent. In 2010 he completed his first full-length play, The Frank Yerby Story, and is currently completing research on the contribution of African Americans to Broadway.