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Black theater : the making of a movement.

Author: Woodie King
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1978.
Series: Black studies in video
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement documents the birth of a new theatre out of the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, '60s and '70s. It is a veritable video encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events of a movement that transformed the American stage. Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, James Earl Jones and Ntozake Shange describe their aspirations for a theatre serving the Black community. Excerpts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Nonfiction films
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Black theater.
San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1978
(OCoLC)223288958
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Woodie King
OCLC Number: 840838407
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: "A project of the national black touring circuit inc."
Description: 1 online resource (110 min.).
Series Title: Black studies in video

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Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement documents the birth of a new theatre out of the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, '60s and '70s. It is a veritable video encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events of a movement that transformed the American stage. Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, James Earl Jones and Ntozake Shange describe their aspirations for a theatre serving the Black community. Excerpts of A Raisin in the Sun, Black Girl, Dutchman and For Colored Girls ... reveal how these actors and playwrights laid the basis for the Black theater of the present.

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