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Contemporary Plays by Women of Color

An Anthology


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Contemporary Plays by Women of Color
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This is a collection of 18 previously-unpublished, new and recent works by African-American, Asian-American, Latina-American and Native American playwrights. It includes works by award-winning and well-known playwrights such as Anna Deveare Smith, Cherrie Moraga, Pearl Cleage, Marga Gomez and Spiderwoman, as well as many newcomers. The volume also includes: an appendix of published plays by women of colour; biographical notes, and a photograph of each writer; and the production history of each play. It is intended as a resource for practitioners, students and lovers of theatre.

Author Biography

Kathy Perkins is a lighting designer and Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), where she heads the lighting design program. She is the editor of Black Female Playwrights: An Anthology of Plays Before 1950. Roberta Uno is the Artistic Director of the New World Theater and a lecturer in the Department of Theater at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is the editor of Unbroken Thread: An Anthology of Plays by Asian American Women.
Release date Australia
January 11th, 1996
Edited by Roberta Uno
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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