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Penumbra : the premier stage for African American drama

Author: Macelle Mahala
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Penumbra Theatre Company was founded in 1976 by Lou Bellamy as a venue for African American voices within the Twin Cities theatre scene and has stood at the intersection of art, culture, politics,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Macelle Mahala
ISBN: 0816683743 0816683786 9780816683741 9780816683789
OCLC Number: 881881606
Description: xvi, 203 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: ContentsForewordLou BellamyIntroduction1. Beginnings2. Building a Repertoire and an Ensemble3. Black Nativity4. Mutual Reciprocity: August Wilson and Penumbra5. Black Feminist Performance6. Intercultural Collaborations7. Maintaining a LegacyProduction History of the Penumbra Theatre CompanyAcknowledgmentsNotes
Responsibility: Macelle Mahala ; foreword by Lou Bellamy.


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"Macelle Mahala's Penumbra deconstructs the knee-jerk assumption that African American theaters are limited rather than positively significant. The book's rich weave places Penumbra Theatre Company Read more...

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