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Acclaimed actress and playwright Danai Gurira explains how her Broadway play Eclipsed was able to create a realm of connection to women and girls’ issues globally.

See how Tony Award-nominated writer Gurira made the leap from storyteller to Hollywood superstar. The Zimbabwe native yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays, but ended up starring in the mega-hit “Black Panther.” Breaking Big airs Fridays at 8:30/7:30c

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Why and how did some of the world’s most influential artists, innovators, athletes and leaders break big? Talented men and women recount their most difficult, dramatic and serendipitous turning points, while renowned social psychologists connect the dots. Breaking Big airs Fridays at 8:30/7:30c. Watch episode, clips and previews at https://to.pbs.org/2kWvMid