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African American Theater Programs
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TitleAfrican American Theater Programs
AbstractFile contains seven theater programs that featured African American productions or performers. Includes: "Fantasy in Black and Gold, A Musical Revue", presented by Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Municipal Auditorium, May 21, 1936; "The Playgoer", a Shubert Theater publication, n.d., featuring Ethel Waters in "Rhapsody in Black"; "In Abraham's Bosom" presented by the Kansas City Drama League at Ivanhoe Temple, 1928; "Beau Brummel Minstrels" presented by the Beau Brummel Club, Ararat Temple, 1934 (contains numerous ads for African American businesses at the time); Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps presented by the Paseo Branch, YWCA, at the Centennial M.E. Church, n.d.; "Claudia" presented by the Negro Drama Group of New York at Music Hall, November 13, 1946; and "Othello" with Paul Robeson, presented by the Theatre Guild, Auditorium, ca1945.
Dateca1930s-40s
LocationRamos--Lincoln Collection--Vertical File: Drama, Box 1, Folder 23
Local SubjectAfrican Americans
Hughes, Langston
Minstrels
Entertainment
Beau Brummel Club
Theater Programs
Item TypeVertical File
Access This ItemThe contents of the file are not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view them or request photocopies from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID216243
CONTENTdm number32412
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