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Black History Plays

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Black Eagles

Black Eagles

Large Mixed Cast

Leslie Lee Published by Samuel French Inc

This is an extraordinary drama about the Tuskegee airmen, America's first black fighter pilots The play opens at a reception honoring the airmen and Gen. Colin Powell As the elderly WWII pilots reminisce,…

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Black Girl

Black Girl

2 Male, 6 Female

J.E. Franklin Published by Dramatists Play Service

Trapped in a life which can lead nowhere, Billie Jean has dropped out of school and secretly taken a job as a dancer in a local bar, her ultimate goal being to become a ballet dancer But her ambitions…

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Black Heroes - Seven Plays

Black Heroes - Seven Plays

Errol Hill - editor Published by Applause Books
9781557830272

Collected here for the first time are plays - many of which have been unavailable for decades - which pronounce a black American struggle for freedom, advancement and equality from the days of slavery…

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Black Lives Black Words

Black Lives Black Words

Reginald Edmund - Editor Published by Oberon
9781786821515

Over sixty Black writers from the UK, USA, and Canada have each written a short play to address Black issues today They've been selected and edited by the award-winning American playwright Reginald Edmund,…

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Black Nativity - A Gospel Song Play

Black Nativity - A Gospel Song Play

Langston Hughes Published by Dramatic Publishing
B72

"His tone has that intimate, elusive, near-tragic, near-comic sound of the Negro blues, and is equally defiant of analysis" This is how a critic described this Christmas musical by Langston Hughes, who…

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Black Plays 3 - Boy With Beer by Paul Boakye & More

Black Plays 3 - Boy With Beer by Paul Boakye & More

Yvonne Brewster - ed Published by Methuen
9780413691309

This is a wide-ranging selection by theatre director Yvonne Brewster Boy with Beer by Paul Boakye is a funny and sexy story of a Guardian-reading gay photographer who finds his fantasy "African Prince"…

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Black and Asian Plays

Black and Asian Plays

Parv Bancil & Others Published by Aurora Metro
9780953675746

A play collection with an introduction by Afia Nkrumah and bibliography by Susan Croft featuring five works by prominent Black and Asian playwrights The five plays are ... HARVEST ~ MANJULA PADMANABHAN…

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Caroline or Change

Caroline or Change

Large Mixed Cast

Tony Kushner Published by Nick Hern Books
9781848427228

** 10% DISCOUNT ** Winner Olivier Award for Best New Musical 2007 Caroline, or Change is an uplifting and profound portrait of America at a time of momentous social upheaval Tony Kushner and composer Jeanine…

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Choir Boy

Choir Boy

7 Male, 0 Female

Tarell Alvin McCraney Published by Faber & Faber
9780571299416

** 10% DISCOUNT ** "Those melodies, the pitch harmonies and Rhythms, those are the maps and guides to the Promised Land. Not on this earth but elsewhere . . ." Determined to make his mark like those before…

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Civil War Voices

Civil War Voices

Large Mixed Cast

James R Harris & Mark Hayes Published by Dramatic Publishing
1583428003

This musical tells the compelling and passionate true stories of real people who lived through the Civil War, often using the actual words they left behind in diaries, letters and other writings They include…

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