Subject: Drama / General

Subject: Drama / General

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August Wilson

|9780822936664|Three Plays|Includes Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Fences, and Joe Turner’s Come and Gone. Afterword by Paul C. Harrison.This collection features Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, voted Best Play of 1984-85 by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle, Fences, winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, voted Best Play of 1987-88 by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle.| August Wilson|| Drama / American / General Drama / General

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Classic Plays from the Negro Ensemble Company

|9780822955603| This anthology celebrates more than twenty-five years of the Negro Ensemble Company’s significant contribution to American theater. Collected here are ten plays most representative of the eclectic nature of the Negro Ensemble Company repertoire.The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) was formed in New York City in 1967 with support from the Ford Foundation to aid in the establishment of an independent African-American theater institution. Under the artistic directorship of Douglas Turner Ward, the NEC offered a nurturing environment to black playwrights and actors who could work autonomously, guaranteeing authenticity of voice, full freedom of expression, and exploration of thematic views…

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