A History of African American Theatre (Cambridge Studies in American Theatre and Drama #18) (Paperback)

A History of African American Theatre (Cambridge Studies in American Theatre and Drama #18) By Errol G. Hill, James V. Hatch Cover Image
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This definitive history of African-American theatre embraces companies from across the U.S., as well as the anglophone Caribbean and African-American companies touring Europe, Australia and Africa. Representing a catholicity of styles, from African ritual to European forms, amateur to professional, and political nationalism to integration, the volume covers all aspects of performance. It includes minstrel, vaudeville, and cabaret acts, as well as shows written by whites that used black casts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521624725
ISBN-10: 052162472X
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: December 8th, 2005
Pages: 634
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Studies in American Theatre and Drama