Category: Musical Theater

Casting Call

Musical Theater American musical theater in the 1890’s was a genre monopolized by white people. African Americans were only seen through the white director or

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Musical Theater

Ease on Down the Road African American musical theater used to be white people in racist blackface derisive and disrespecting the African American culture and

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Musical Theater

Theater Previous Next Musical Theater has a main goal of adding an additional complexity in the way in which entertainment is delivered to an audience.

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Broadway’s Black History

Black Broadway History The roots of the black musical theater reach back to the circuses, dime museums, and minstrel shows in the years surrounding the

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Musical Theater

Black People in the Musical Theater African Americans were able to express themselves through acting. Majority of the musical theaters happened in New York City.

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You’re gonna love me!

Musical Theater Before the 1890s, white people portrayed African American life on broadway through blackface. It 1898, a black-written musical comedy was brought to Broadway

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Black People and Musicals

Before black people started to perform in musicals, they were mocked by white performers and the shows were called “coon songs”. In 1898, Will Marion

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