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
Title variation
African Americans on the great white way
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
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 travelled to reach recognition on the Great White Way
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lane, Stewart F
Dewey number
792.089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2270.A35
LC item number
L36 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans in the performing arts
  • African American theater
  • American drama
  • African American theater
  • African Americans in the performing arts
  • American drama
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
Black Broadway : African Americans on the great white way, Stewart F. Lane ; foreword by Kenny Leon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An illustrated history of African-American struggles & triumphs on the theatrical stage"--Dust jacket
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
Introduction -- 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 -- The turbulent sixties -- The door has opened : the 1970s and 1980s -- Broadway now and tomorrow -- Conclusion
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
xii, 275 pages
Isbn
9780757003882
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014006513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849907514
  • 819360
  • (OCoLC)ocn849907514
Label
Black Broadway : African Americans on the great white way, Stewart F. Lane ; foreword by Kenny Leon
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An illustrated history of African-American struggles & triumphs on the theatrical stage"--Dust jacket
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
Introduction -- 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 -- The turbulent sixties -- The door has opened : the 1970s and 1980s -- Broadway now and tomorrow -- Conclusion
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
xii, 275 pages
Isbn
9780757003882
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014006513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849907514
  • 819360
  • (OCoLC)ocn849907514

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