The first Black actors on the great white way /
On April 5, 1917, Three Plays for a Negro Theater by Ridgely Torrence opened at the Garden Theatre in New York City. This performance was a monumental event in American stage history. Not only was this the first dramatic production to portray African American life beyond the cliche, it was also the...
|Published:||Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1998.|
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