Black Nativity - A Gospel Song Play
Published by Dramatic Publishing
This is how a critic described this Christmas musical by Langston Hughes, who mentions Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Carl Sandburg and Walt Whitman as his main literary influences
Black Nativity is designed for you to add the music of your choice - from spirituals to traditional carols or your original compositions - and dance
This thrilling holiday piece will have your audiences on their feet!
Simple set - runs about 50 minutes
In London, Oslo, Brussels, Copenhagen and Rotterdam, Black Nativity triumphed before its return to New York and the Lincoln Center
"The elegant festival public appeared to have forgotten itself, lost in this rhythmic wave that overwhelmed it, an integral part itself that bound stage and auditorium in a mystical fusion" ~ Il Tempo
A New York Times critic reporting from Spoleto wrote, "Sophisticated Italian audiences greeted Black Nativity with enthusiasm, taking part in the singing and hand clapping and insisting on curtain call after curtain call"