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The Resource Black Broadway : African Americans on the Great White Way, Stewart F. Lane ; foreword by Kenny Leon

Black Broadway : African Americans on the Great White Way, Stewart F. Lane ; foreword by Kenny Leon

Label
Black Broadway : African Americans on the Great White Way
Title
Black Broadway
Title remainder
African Americans on the Great White Way
Statement of responsibility
Stewart F. Lane ; foreword by Kenny Leon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The African-American actors and actresses whose names have shone brightly on Broadway marquees earned their place in history not only through hard work, perseverance, and talent, but also because of the legacy left by those who came before them. Like the doors of many professions, those of the theater world were shut to minorities for decades. While the Civil War may have freed the slaves, it was not until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s that the playing field began to level. In this remarkable book, theater producer and historian Stewart F. Lane uses words and pictures to capture this tumultuous century and to highlight the rocky road that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. 0
Cataloging source
OClCo
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Black Broadway : African Americans on the Great White Way, Stewart F. Lane ; foreword by Kenny Leon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
African-American theater through the nineteenth century -- The turn of the century -- The 1920s and the Harlem Renaissance -- Breadlines to breakthroughs: the 1930s and 1940s -- Postwar Broadway: the 1950s -- Broadway and the turbulent sixties -- Broadway and the 1970s and 1980s -- Broadway now and tomorrow
Control code
sky2ocm59198418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 275 pages
Isbn
9780757003882
Lccn
2014006513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits (some color), facsimiles., photographs (some color)
Label
Black Broadway : African Americans on the Great White Way, Stewart F. Lane ; foreword by Kenny Leon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
African-American theater through the nineteenth century -- The turn of the century -- The 1920s and the Harlem Renaissance -- Breadlines to breakthroughs: the 1930s and 1940s -- Postwar Broadway: the 1950s -- Broadway and the turbulent sixties -- Broadway and the 1970s and 1980s -- Broadway now and tomorrow
Control code
sky2ocm59198418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 275 pages
Isbn
9780757003882
Lccn
2014006513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits (some color), facsimiles., photographs (some color)

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