The Rabbit Foot

by  Leslie Lee

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  3m, 4f

"Explores themes with great sensibility, and [Lee's] vivid sense of drama and for that matter, the natural power of his dialogue make his characters live powerfully." - New York Post

"Raises challenging questions about migration, r…

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The Rabbit Foot

by  Leslie Lee

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    3m, 4f

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This wonderful play by the author of The First Breeze of Summer, Colored People's Time and Between Now and Then, is about a troupe of rag tag black vaudevillians travelling through the rural south shortly after World War I and about a black sharecropper family. Both groups are divided about moving north.
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"Explores themes with great sensibility, and [Lee's] vivid sense of drama and for that matter, the natural power of his dialogue make his characters live powerfully." - New York Post

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Leslie Lee

For the stage, Leslie Lee is the author of numerous plays that have been produced in New York City and regionally. His plays include: The War Party, Colored People’s Time, Blues in a Broken Tongue, The Rabbit’s Foot; Black Eagles, Hannah Davis; a new version of the musical Golden Boy, in collabor ...

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