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Theater (2019) 49 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Staging an “oblique encounter” between James Baldwin and María Irene Fornés via their experiences with The Actor’s Studio of the sixties—and discussing their distance from the rise of not-for-profits and theaters devoted to marginalized communities—Herrera concludes that both dramatists were “caught...
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Theater (2005) 35 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 November 2005
...- bia, meetings, conferences with professors. But I was a housewife, and I was despondent about this state. I read James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son. I loved Bram Stoker’s Dracula: When I could see again the driver was climbing into the calèche, and the wolves had...
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Theater (2002) 32 (2): 27–43.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and Martin Luther King, Bamboozled ends with Mantan’s Frankenstein, a Harvard-educated bup- pie called Pierre “Peerless” Delacroix, quoting James Baldwin on how people “pay for what they do . . . by the lives they lead”—and then reminding us all to tune in to next week’s show. Back in Blackface...
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Theater (1993) 24 (2): 12–20.
Published: 01 May 1993
... in The Normal Heart: Week‘s cocksure argument fails to pass muster. There is no single gay culture, no sin- gle unchanging sensibility that unites Cole Porter and Michelangelo or Plato and James Baldwin It is no more than a conjuring trick to imagine that gay culture sweeps...
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Theater (2024) 54 (1): 126–134.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Brustein ran for 101 performances, with American legends including James Baldwin calling it a vital piece of theater. Isaac s star power (combined with that of his colead Rachel Brosnahan) has no doubt buoyed the revival, but the crisis at Sidney Brustein s center still resonates. Though Sidney mentions...
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Theater (1993) 24 (2): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 1993
.... Then, too, if he had wanted to write an exclusively gay or AIDS play, his models could run the gamut from those early Gore Vidal and James Baldwin novels in which the horrified gay man was on a long suicide trajectory, to Boys in the Band’s self-lacera- tion...
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Theater (2023) 53 (1): 6–29.
Published: 01 February 2023
... the boundaries of that body are, and how that body is afforded care, companionship, and, yes, love. Loving each other, in public, to remix an oft-­cited James Baldwin quote. And that feels like some kind of justice, indeed. And also, it does not feel like theater. It is, as I have come to call it, broken...
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Theater (2020) 50 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2020
... musician, escapes across the Atlantic in the footsteps of Josephine Baker, James Baldwin, and other black secular saints. The Youth heads out not to Jerusalem or Santiago de Compostela but to Amsterdam and Berlin in search of the Real, his name for the gorgeous convergence of truth, divinity, music...
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Theater (2012) 42 (2): 79–89.
Published: 01 May 2012
... them? ting texts to music, a stupid idea that I’m really glad I didn’t pursue. It was going to use I went online and joined a chatbot user group. James Baldwin in conversation with Malcolm There was one guy, Robby Garner, whose X; the [John] Cage, [Merce] Cunningham, comments to the group...
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Theater (2019) 49 (3): 107–117.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of color, posted an inspirational quote that said, You are your ancestors wildest dreams. It really made me think because I do wonder what Josephine Baker, and James Baldwin, and Langston Hughes, and Frankie Knuckles, and Essex Hemphill, and Joseph Beam, and Willie Ninja, and Venus Xtravaganza would...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 91–105.
Published: 01 November 2009
... not what interests me in writing. As to how a are issues of power. Love is an issue of power. work is regarded — I think the question more Love is an issue of politics. As James Baldwin properly is why what’s political is seen in this reminds us, the “inability...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 59–61.
Published: 01 May 1978
... be - a weapon of change, let’s say, as opposed to the Civil Rights art of Ellison, Baldwin, Hansberry. And the problem was and is that there is no really revolutionary political organization...
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Theater (1998) 28 (3): 39–47.
Published: 01 November 1998
.... 45 ROGOFF Sometimes, of course, the crimes against theatrical nature are even stranger than that loss. For some unaccountable reason, Alec Baldwin and Angela Bassett wanted to playact the Macbeths this year, bringing yet another stillborn Shakespeare to the New York Shakespeare...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 104–113.
Published: 01 February 2011
... essays by Jane Baldwin on Michel Saint-­Denis; Carnicke again on Maria Knebel; Simon Murray on Jacques Lecoq, Mon- ika Pagneaux, and Philippe Gaulier; Helen E. Richardson on Ariane Mnouchkine and 122 books the Théâtre du...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 114–121.
Published: 01 February 2011
... essays by Jane Baldwin on Michel Saint-­Denis; Carnicke again on Maria Knebel; Simon Murray on Jacques Lecoq, Mon- ika Pagneaux, and Philippe Gaulier; Helen E. Richardson on Ariane Mnouchkine and 122 books the Théâtre du...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 February 2011
... essays by Jane Baldwin on Michel Saint-­Denis; Carnicke again on Maria Knebel; Simon Murray on Jacques Lecoq, Mon- ika Pagneaux, and Philippe Gaulier; Helen E. Richardson on Ariane Mnouchkine and 122 books the Théâtre du...
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Theater (2021) 51 (3): 5–33.
Published: 01 November 2021
... ay rhythms of Hughes s interaction with folk from all walks of life who populated the legendary mecca. James Baldwin, whose own visibility as a gay Black man had made him both vanguard and pariah, said of Langston Hughes, I thought, I really thought of him as a very gentle, you know, a very gallant...
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Theater (1986) 18 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 February 1986
... an amusing echo 32 The entertainment at Elvetham was prepared by, among others, Lyly, Thomas, Morley, the organ player and choirmaster in St. of “ugly” Nereus who frightened the ladies at Elvetham. Peters, and the composers John Baldwin and Thomas Johnson. 42 Even in Jonson, who introduced...