"A Sourcebook on African-American Performance: Plays, People, Movements" is the first volume to consider African-American performance between and beyond the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and the New Black Renaissance of the 1990s.
This" Sourcebook" consists of writings previously published in The Drama Review (TDR) as well as newly commissioned pieces by notable scholars, writers and performers including Annemarie Bean, Ed Bullins, Barbara Lewis, John O'Neal, Glenda Dickersun, James V. Hatch, Warren Budine Jr., and Eugene Nesmith. Included are articles, essays, manifestos and interviews on:
* theatre on the professional, revolutionary and college stages
* concert dance
* community activism
* step shows
* performance art
A unique collection, it also includes the plays "Sally's Rape" by Robbie McCauley and "The American Play" by Suzan-Lori Parks, and comes complete with an introduction by Annemarie Bean.
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