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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3, Micki Grant in Conversation with Charlayne Woodard
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directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Dramatists Guild Foundation, 2019), 40 mins

American theater’s most exciting and esteemed writers together in conversation – watch as current and established creators share their struggles, triumphs, and advice, and get an intimate glimpse into their creative process.

This episode features Charlayne Woodard (Pretty Fire) interviewing Micki Grant (Don’t...

directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Dramatists Guild Foundation, 2019), 40 mins
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Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart
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directed by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991; produced by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, Independent Television Service, Black Public Media, Film Posse, Chiz Schultz Inc and American Masters (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 58 mins

When Lorraine Hansberry’s now classic A Raisin in the Sun premiered on Broadway in 1959 (the first play by a Black woman to do so) actress Ruby Dee recalls marveling how it “opened a new chapter in theater, that included Black people.” While most may know the widely studied and performed A Raisin in the Sun...

directed by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991; produced by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, Independent Television Service, Black Public Media, Film Posse, Chiz Schultz Inc and American Masters (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 58 mins
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Local Color
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directed by Amanda Aschinger, fl. 1993-2016 and Oleg Passer, fl. 2003; produced by Solstice Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 49 mins
This documentary chronicles the production of a play at the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, one of the five largest African-American theater companies in the U.S., examining the work of everyone involved, including the actors, director, lighting and set design, sound design, and producer.
directed by Amanda Aschinger, fl. 1993-2016 and Oleg Passer, fl. 2003; produced by Solstice Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 49 mins
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Panorama of African-American Theatre, 4, The Present and Future Direction of African-American Theatre
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directed by John Scott, 1966-; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, 1966-, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, 4 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
Examines African American theatre from the 1960's through the 1980's and discusses the power of the dramatic arts to communicate and articulate the experience of Black America.
directed by John Scott, 1966-; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, 1966-, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, 4 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
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Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 1, The Dignity of Man and Origins of African American Theatre
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directed by John Scott, fl. 1991; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, fl. 1991, United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland, Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation and Kulas Foundation, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 1 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
This video gives an overview of African American theatre and performance, and includes scenes from the play "Colored People's Time".
directed by John Scott, fl. 1991; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, fl. 1991, United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland, Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation and Kulas Foundation, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 1 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
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Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 2, The Emergence of the African-American Performing Arts
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directed by John Scott, fl. 1991; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, fl. 1991, Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation, United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland and Kulas Foundation, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 2 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
This video discusses African American performers from the 19th century on and includes a scene from the play "Simply Heavenly".
directed by John Scott, fl. 1991; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, fl. 1991, Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation, United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland and Kulas Foundation, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 2 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
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Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 3, The Power of the African-American Playwright
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directed by John Scott, fl. 1991; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, fl. 1991, Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation, United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland and Kulas Foundation, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 3 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
This video gives an overview of 20th century African American theatre and performance and includes scenes from and discussion of "A Raisin in the Sun", "Purlie Victorious", and "The Colored Museum".
directed by John Scott, fl. 1991; produced by Carol Bosley, fl. 1997 and John Scott, fl. 1991, Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation, United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland and Kulas Foundation, in Panorama of African-American Theatre, No. 3 (Lincoln, NE: Destination Education, 1991), 16 mins
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Safe: A Play on Lynching
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written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966, Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1929), in Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, edited by Elizabeth Brown-Guillory. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1990), (written in 1929) (Alexander Street Press, 1990, originally published 1990), 7 page(s)
written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966, Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1929), in Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, edited by Elizabeth Brown-Guillory. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1990), (written in 1929) (Alexander Street Press, 1990, originally published 1990), 7 page(s)
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Blue-Eyed Black Boy
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written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966, Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1930), in Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, edited by Elizabeth Brown-Guillory. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1990), (written in 1930) (Alexander Street Press, 1990, originally published 1989), 5 page(s)
written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966, Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1930), in Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, edited by Elizabeth Brown-Guillory. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1990), (written in 1930) (Alexander Street Press, 1990, originally published 1989), 5 page(s)
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Tony Brown's Journal, When The Chickens Came Home to Roost, Part 1
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written by Laurence Holder, 1939-; directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; designed by Judy Dearing; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, New Federal Theatre, New York, NY; performed by Kirk Kirksey, 1943-1986 and Denzel Washington, 1954-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1984, originally published 1984), 27 mins

This is a one-hour version of the award-winning 1982 New York stage hit 'When The Chickens Came Home To Roost,' written by Lawrence Holder and produced by Woodie King, Jr. It stars Denzel Washington and Kirk Kirksey.

written by Laurence Holder, 1939-; directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; designed by Judy Dearing; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, New Federal Theatre, New York, NY; performed by Kirk Kirksey, 1943-1986 and Denzel Washington, 1954-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1984, originally published 1984), 27 mins
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