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Author King, Woodie.

Title The impact of race : theatre and culture / Woodie King, Jr.

Imprint New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    792.08996 KIN    Available
Description 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes filmography (p. 249-256).
Contents The impact of race on theatre -- Ghetto art and energy -- Searching for brothers kindred-rhythm & blues of the fifties -- Jazz -- Breaking the rules-educational ethics and ethnicity -- On producing James Brown in Liberia -- On tour in Africa: Zora Neale Hurston -- At the Berlin Wall -- The African American Theatre of Tomorrow -- Beyond New York-touring and the LORT -- Celebrating black women -- Playwrights -- The restructuring of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun -- Lorraine Hansberry's children-black artists and a raisin in the sun -- Baraka at the millenium -- Come by Bullins -- Remembering Langston Hughes -- For Shauneille Perry -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Miss P.J. Gibson -- Laurence Holder -- The plays of Ron Milner -- Festivals -- National Black Theatre Festival-African heritage and kinship -- The impact of race on two cultural festivals in Atlanta -- The eleventh biennial theatre communications group conference -- Woza Afrika! Festival, Sarafina! and the plays of Soyinka -- Women's Wear Daily critiques Black theatre -- What are black artists and dramatists to do? -- Casting Miss Saigon in a Bad Light -- In response to John Simon's "Black and Blue" -- Left out in London.
Subject African American theater.
Black theater.
American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Drama -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
ISBN 1557835799 : $26.95

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