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Unformatted text preview: 1. About Us 2. By Us 3. For Us 4. Near Us e. Harlem Renaissance f. Breaking Into Broadway i. Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) 1. Writer and Activist 2. “A Raisin In The Sun” (1959) ii. IV. Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) (1934-???) a. 1960’s Violent Movement Leader and Writer i. Malcolm X Follower b. Dutchman (1964) c. The Revolutionary Theatre (1965) i. The Revolutionary Theatre must Accuse and Attack… Because it is a theatre of victims.” V. Negro Ensemble Company (1967) a. Douglas Turner Ward (1930-???) b. Premier Independent African American Theatre VI. Contemporary African American Drama a. Anna Deavere Smith b. Ntozake Shange c. Suzan Lori Parks d. August Wilson i. Celebrates Collective Cultural Memory of Africa ii. Cycle of Plays 1. Each Play is a decade from the 20 th Century a. Fences (1985) b. Piano Lesson (1987) c. 8 More After This...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course THE 2000 taught by Professor Osbourne during the Fall '07 term at FSU.
- Fall '07