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Black Comedy - Nine Plays

Black Comedy - Nine Plays

Pamela Faith Jackson - ed Published by Applause Books
1557832781

The humor of African-American life is inextricably tied to the humor on the African-American stage, its character shaped by the contradictions of being Black and Bewildered and Bothered in the New World…

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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 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 Silver

Black Silver

Large Mixed Cast

Robert M Secreti Published by Cyberpress

A frolicking musical about a tenacious black lawman, Bass Reeves and his bumbling partner Bat Masterson Together Bass and Bat compete for the love of a woman, and the notoriety of the Old West It takes…

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Collateral Bodies

Collateral Bodies

0 Male, 7 Female

Erin Rachel Kaplan Published by Dramatic Publishing
CN7

Collateral Bodies explores the human rights violations that happen specifically to women, also known as "femicide" The experiences these women relate are experiences that are currently being lived by many…

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Contemporary African Plays - Death and the King’s Horseman & More

Contemporary African Plays - Death and the King’s Horseman & More

Martin Banham & Jane Plastow - eds Published by Methuen
413723305

Contemporary African Plays - Death and the King's Horseman & Woza Albert & The Chattering and the Song & The Rise and Shine of Comrade Fiasco & The Other Way The only current anthology to survey the rich…

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Cotton Patch Gospel

Cotton Patch Gospel

Large Mixed Cast

Tom Key & Russell Treyz & Harry Chapin Published by Dramatic Publishing
C05

This is based on the book The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John by Clarence Jordan in which the Gospel is presented in a setting of rural Georgia with country music songs As this Gospel begins,…

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Crowns

Crowns

1 Male, 6 Female

Regina Taylor from Michael Cunningham & Craig Marberry Published by Dramatists Play Service
9780822219637

A young black woman who has come down South to stay with her aunt after her brother is killed in Brooklyn Hats are everywhere in exquisite variety, and in this moving and celebratory musical play hats…

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