Category Archives: theatre

African American female playwrights, though still too often overlooked, have made great strides in the new century. Sandra Adell‘s new edited anthology presents ten works by contemporary African American women determined to bring dazzling new representations of black lives to the theater. Taken … Continue reading

Two UIP titles are now available in paperback editions. Denise Levertov: A Poet’s Life Called by Kenneth Rexroth “the most subtly skillful poet of her generation,” British-born Denise Levertov authored twenty-four volumes of poetry, four books of essays, and several … Continue reading

The American Theatre and Drama Society has awarded its 2011/2012 Annual Book Award to Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930. This award recognizes outstanding works that expand and challenge the field of American theatre and … Continue reading

Elizabeth C. Ramírez is the is the fine arts specialist administrator with the Edgewood Independent School District of San Antonio, Texas, and co-editor of the new book La Voz Latina: Contemporary Plays and Performance Pieces by Latinas. ***** Q: You have … Continue reading