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Black and African American Theatre Resources


This list of resources is not comprehensive. The goal with this page is to create a starting place for members of the UT community who wish to engage with Black and African American theatre and theatre scholarship. This guide will be updated regularly, and upon request. For questions, concerns, comments, and further additions, please contact me at

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Research and Reference

  • American drama -- African American Authors
  • African Americans -- Drama
  • African American press -- History -- 20th century
  • African American theater
  • African American theater Chicago [Subject Keywords]
  • African American theater -- New York (State) -- New York
  • African Americans in the performing arts.
  • American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
  • Black Arts movement.
  • Black power -- United States -- History -- 20th century
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Harlem Renaissance -- Dictionaries
  • Harlem Renaissance -- Encyclopedias
  • Little theater movement -- United States.
  • Minstrel shows -- United States
  • Musical Theater African Americans [Subject Keywords]

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