By Annemarie Bean
The 1st quantity to contemplate African-American functionality among and past the Black Arts circulate of the Nineteen Sixties and the recent Black Renaissance of the 1990s.
content material: creation : appearing past pre-formations and among routine : thirty years of African-American functionality / Annemarie Bean --
Black theatre 1998 : a thirty-year examine Black arts theatre (1998) / Ed Bullins --
Clara's ole guy (1968) / Ed Bullins --
domestic at the diversity and Police (1968) / Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) --
The Bronx is subsequent (1968) / Sonia Sanchez --
The Black arts circulation (1968) / Larry Neal --
Ritual reformulations : Barbara Ann Teer and the nationwide Black Theatre of Harlem (1998) / Barbara Lewis --
To make Black our bodies unusual : social critique in live performance dance of the Black arts circulation (1998) / Thomas DeFrantz --
A street during the desolate tract (1998) / John O'Neal --
conversation : the unfastened Southern Theater (1965) / Gilbert Moses ... [et al.] --
movement within the ocean : a few political dimensions of the loose Southern Theater (1968) / John O'Neal --
After the loose Southern Theater : a conversation (1987) / Tom Dent and Jerry W. Ward, Jr. --
John O'Neal, actor and activist : the praxis of storytelling (1992) / Kate Hammer --
Rode a railroad that had no song (1998) / Glenda Dicker/sun --
Theatre in traditionally Black faculties : a survey of a hundred years (1998) / James V. Hatch --Stepping, saluting, cracking, and freaking : the cultural politics of African-American step exhibits (1991) / Elizabeth C. positive --
The gospel musical and its position within the Black American theatre (1998) / Warren B. Burdine, Jr. --
Catalysis : an interview with Adrian Piper (1972) / Lucy Lippard --
4 undesirable sisters (1998) / Eugene Nesmith --
A progress of pictures (1977) / Adrienne Kennedy --
Obsessing in public : an interview with Robbie McCauley (1993) / Vicki Patraka --
Sally's rape (1994) / Robbie McCauley --
Anna Deavere Smith : appearing as incorporation (1993) / Richard Schechner --
The be aware turns into you : an interview with Anna Deavere Smith (1993) / Carol Martin --
Doo-a-diddly-dit-dit : an interview with Suzan-Lori Parks and Liz Diamond (1995) / Steven Drukman --
The the USA play (1994) / Suzan-Lori Parks.
summary: the 1st quantity to contemplate African-American functionality among and past the Black Arts circulate of the Nineteen Sixties and the hot Black Renaissance of the Nineties
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Not understanding) You see this gun, mumbler. Back up or I burn you. FATHER: Vataloop. Lurch. Crench. Crench. (shakes with fear, anger) Vacuvashtung Schwacuschwactung. Yiip! CRIMINAL: What the hell’s wrong with you? Goddam idiot, back up. (Rest of family now up and moving concerned toward door. ) 34 I THEATRICAL IN(TER)VENTIONS SON: Gash. Lurch. Crud. Daddoon. FATHER: (turns to son) Yiip. Vachtung. Credool. Conchmack. Vouty. MOTHER: (screams suddenly at scene) Ahhhhyyyyyyy…Grenchnool crud lurch, (rushes forward, son restrains her) CRIMINAL: What kind of shit is this?
BIG GIRL: It’s my day off, ain’t it? CLARA: But it costs so much, don’t it? BIG GIRL: Nawh, not much…you’ll like it. C. comes over ta watch Baby Girl we can go. K.! JACK: I don’t know who’s there now, but they always have a good show. Sometimes Ahmad Jamal… BABY GIRL: (cuts speech) CAT! CAT! CAT! BIG GIRL: Let’s toast to that… (raising her glass) …to Pep’s on a rainy day! JACK: HEAR! HEAR! (He drains his glass. A tumbling sound is heard from the backyard as they drink and Baby Girl claps hands as Stoogie, Bama and Hoss appear in yard doorway.
A cool, a hip diamond layout. I want good lovin’ in public honey and soft stuff too. You can’t get it. BLACK MAN: Later black bitch. Later. I got terrible life shit to buck. And you always on me ‘bout some soft shit. It ain’t no soft shit. It just ain’t no soft shit around. None. So shut up. BLACK WOMAN: It is some soft shit. It is. (snaps on TV) Look. Soft shit. Look…diamond studs and greasy sugar. I want it! They got it! BLACK MAN: Aw shut up. (He makes to hit. She draws ice pick. Freeze in tableau.
A Sourcebook of African-American performance : plays, people, movements by Annemarie Bean