Black Drama

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Black Drama contains the full text of 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the 21st century by over 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. The collection includes more than four hundred previously unpublished plays by writers such as Amiri Baraka, Ed Bullins, Randolph Edmonds, Femi Euba, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others. The collection also contains other material related to theatre history, including playbills, photographs, ephemera, and posters.

Dates covered

1850 to 21st century.

Type of coverage

Full text of plays; images of playbills, photographs, posters, and other theatre ephemera.

Producer/content provider

Alexander Street Press

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press

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