In White America

by  Martin Duberman

Full Length Play, Drama  /  4m, 2f

Winner! Drama Desk Award

Drawn from historical records by a professor at Princeton, this absorbing story of blacks in America won the Off Broadway Drama Desk Award. From a letter revealing the heart and soul of a runaway slave and a moving speech by a southern senator in jus…

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In White America

by  Martin Duberman

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Docudrama/Historic

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Drawn from historical records by a professor at Princeton, this absorbing story of blacks in America won the Off Broadway Drama Desk Award. From a letter revealing the heart and soul of a runaway slave and a moving speech by a southern senator in justification of lynching to portraits of Booker T. Washington and Father Divine, each scene has enduring emotional power.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Drama Desk Award

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

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  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music

Casting

4m, 2f

2 African American men
1 African American woman
2 Caucasian Men
1 Caucasian Woman
A Guitarist

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Authors

Martin Duberman

Martin Duberman

IN WHITE AMERICA was first presented at the Sheridan Square Playhouse in New York City on October 31, 1963. Directed by Harold Stone.

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