4 edition of A documentary history of the African Theatre found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-249) and index.
|Statement||George A. Thompson Jr.|
|LC Classifications||PN2297.A43 T46 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 253 p. :|
|Number of Pages||253|
|LC Control Number||98021437|
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George Thompson has compiled a fascinating documentary history of the African Theatre, the first all-black theater company in the United States.
Thompson has researched and systematically documented all available facts about the company: its members, productions, playhouses, length of operation, types of audiences, and the reasons for its s: 0.
George A. Thompson, Jr. A Documentary History of the African Theater. Evanston: Northwestern UP, pp. $ For more than years theatre folk have known of the existence in New York City of the African Theatre established by Mr. Brown, a.
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William A. Brown, Founder of the African Theatre, and James Hewlett, Its Chief Actor The African Grove The Opening of the African Theatre, Fall Undated: Portrait of James Hewlett in the Role of Richard III Charles. A history of the African Theatre, the first all-black theatre company in the United States.
Founded in in New York by William Alexander Brown, the African Theatre was created in response to the social segregation of the day. Within its first year, however, the theatre had expanded its audience. No longer characterizing itself as a resort primarily for New York's African-American community.
The African Theatre was an African-American acting troupe in New York City established by William Henry Brown (also known as William Alexander Brown) in the s.
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