Selected Plays

Selected Plays

By: Alice Childress (author), Kathy A. Perkins (editor)Paperback

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About Author

Alice Childress (1916 1994) was a playwright, novelist, and actress. Among her best-known plays are Trouble in Mind (1955), Wedding Band (1966), and Wine in the Wilderness (1969). She was the first African American woman to have a play professionally produced in New York City and the first woman to win an Obie Award for Best Play. She is also the author of A Hero Ain t Nothin But a Sandwich, a young-adult novel that was also made into a film. Kathy A. Perkins is a Professor of Theatre at the University of Illinois. She is the editor of Black Female Playwrights: An Anthology of Plays before 1950, Black South African Women: An Anthology of Plays, and African Women Playwrights. She is co-editor of Contemporary Plays by Women of Color and Strange Fruit: Plays on Lynching by American Women. She has been an award-winning lighting designer for productions throughout the United States, Europe, and South Africa."

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810127517
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780810127517
  • ISBN10: 0810127512

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