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The impact of race : theatre and culture

Author: Woodie King
Publisher: New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books ; Milwaukee, WI : Sales & distribution, North America, Hal Leonard Corp., ©2003.
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"Woodie King, Jr.'s new book is an impassioned stand against racism, sexism, and classism in theatre and culture." "In The Impact of Race, Woodie King explores the politics of art, the funding for Black organizations, the critics' reviews of Black Theatre, and the way in which awards are handed out, among other pertinent topics."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Woodie King
ISBN: 1557835799 9781557835796
OCLC Number: 51837668
Description: 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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.
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"Woodie King, Jr.'s new book is an impassioned stand against racism, sexism, and classism in theatre and culture." "In The Impact of Race, Woodie King explores the politics of art, the funding for Black organizations, the critics' reviews of Black Theatre, and the way in which awards are handed out, among other pertinent topics."--BOOK JACKET.

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