- Sally’s Rape (Obie Award for drama in which she also starred) 1990
- Sugar (2012)
- Mississippi Freedom (drama)
- Quabbin Dance
- Indian Blood, 1987
Robbie McCauley was born in Virginia in 1942. She has a B.A. from Howard University and an M.A. from New York University. She is an actor, writer, and director. She became involved in theatre as an apprentice at the Negro Ensemble Company in New York during the late 1960‘s. Her original work, Sally’s Rape, was the winner of a 1991 OBIE award for best new American play and a Bessie Award in 1990. It is a story about slavery that was inspired by her great-great grandmother. Her most recent play, Sugar (2012), is a solo performance piece in which she tells of her experiences of living with diabetes.
McCauley has taught at City College of New York, Hunter College, Mount Holyoke College and the University of Massachusetts. She has also worked as playwright, director, and actor in a number of New York projects, both on and off Broadway, since the 1970’s. She was a member of the Performing Arts Faculty (Professor, 2001-2013) at Emerson College until recently, In 2012 she received a $50,000 USA Ford Fellow for Theater Arts award.
- An interview with Robbie McCauley by Nic Paget-Clarke.
- History of Drowned Town Meets Art in Quabbin Dance by Robbie McCauley
- USA Fellows bio for Robbie McCauley
- Interview by Lynne Tillman with Robbie McCauley
- Sally’s Rape: Robbie McCauley’s Survival Art
- You Tube performance of Indian Blood by Robbie McCauley
- Actress McCauley on her sweet story.