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The Little Tommy Parker Celebrated Colored Minstrel Show - Full Length Play

The Little Tommy Parker Celebrated Colored Minstrel Show

Carlyle Brown

Full Length Play

7m

ISBN: 9780822206798

Six black minstrel players in a Pullman porter railroad car on a cold …

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Successfully presented by the Negro Ensemble Company, this thoughtful play examines the lives of a troupe of black minstrels, touring the United States in 1895. The writing captures the spirit of hope that propels the troupe through the pain and struggle of survival, knowing that every performance may be followed by exclusion and prejudice. "Abundant talent—derailed and forgotten in its time—is recalled with ruefulness in Mr. Brown's observant new play." —NY Times. "…a glorious play…" —The New Yorker. "The pleasure of the language so beautifully pieced together in this play by Carlyle Brown, the clarity and simple theatricality of the presentation and the deep evocation of what nineteenth-century life was like for blacks in the theatre touched this white viewer to the core." —TheaterWeek.
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Carlyle Brown

Carlyle Brown

Carlyle Brown is the founder of Carlyle Brown & Company, based in Minneapolis. His plays include The Beggar's Strike, The Negro of Peter the Great, The African Company Presents Richard III, The Little Tommy Parker Celebrated Colored Minstrel Show, Buffalo Hair, and others. He has received commissions from Arena Stage, the Houston Grand Opera, The Children's Theatre Company, and Alabama ... view full profile

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