The Theatre of Black Americans by Errol Hill
A Collection of Critical Essays

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(Applause Books). From the origins of the Negro spiritual and the birth of the Harlem Renaissance to the emergence of a national black theatre movement, The Theatre of Black Americans offers a penetrating look at a black art form that has exploded into an American cultural institution. Among the essays: James Hatch Some African Influences on the Afro-American Theatre; Shelby Steele Notes on Ritual in the New Black Theatre; Sister M. Francesca Thompson OSF The Lafayette Players; Ronald Ross The Role of Blacks in the Federal Theatre.

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Published April 1, 2000 by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. 384 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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