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black theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

In Britain

Although a few black actors and playwrights had been at work in Britain since early in the twentieth century (Kobina Sekeye's The Blinkards was published in 1907) and ...

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Black Theatre Alliance

Zebulon Miletsky.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 535 words.

The Black Theatre Alliance (BTA) was founded in 1971 in New York City to support the artistic and financial development

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Black Theatre Alliance

Zebulon Miletsky.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 535 words.

The Black Theatre Alliance (BTA) was founded in 1971 in New York City to support the artistic and financial development of small, commercially owned African American theater companies....

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Black Theatre Co-operative

Colin Chambers.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 155 words.

Founded in 1979 by Mustapha Matura and Charlie Hanson, BTC is a one of the most important black theatre

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Black, George (1890–1945), theatre manager and impresario

Robert Murphy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Performing Arts. 790 words.

Black, George (1890–1945), theatre manager and impresario, was born on 20 April 1890 at 3 Court, 7 Sutton Street, Birmingham, one of three sons of George Black, then a house-painter, and...

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black theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

In Britain

Although a few black actors and playwrights had been at work in Britain since early in the twentieth century (Kobina Sekeye's The Blinkards was published in 1907) and ...

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See overview in Oxford Index

black theatre

Yvonne Brewster, Colin Chambers and Paul Nadler.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 3175 words.

In Britain

Although a few black actors and playwrights had been at work in Britain since early in the twentieth

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Carte, Helen [née Susan Helen Couper Black] (1852–1913), businesswoman and theatre manager

Jane W. Stedman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Business and Management. 938 words.

Carte, Helen [née Susan Helen Couper Black] (1852–1913), businesswoman and theatre manager, was born on 12 May 1852, at Wigtown, Scotland, the second daughter of George Couper (or Cowper)...

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Blacks in American Theatre

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 9 words.

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How a Mama on the Couch Evolves into a Black Man with Watermelon: George C. Wolfe, Suzan-Lori Parks, and the Theatre of “Colored Contradictions”

Jennifer Larson.

in Post-Soul Satire

July 2014; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 5522 words.

This chapter explores the plays of George C. Wolfe, whose work reclaims and reopens the literary and cultural past, and Suzan-Lori Parks, whose work furthers this project. Both playwrights...

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<i>The First Black Actors on the Great White Way</i>. By Susan Curtis and <i>Resistance, Parody, and Double Consciousness in African American Theatre</i>, 1895–1910. By David Krasner

Thomas Cripps.

in Journal of American History

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 909 words.

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