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Pretty fire / Charlayne Woodard.

Author/Creator:
Woodard, Charlayne.
Publication:
New York : Plume, [1995].
Distribution:
New York : Published by the Penguin Group,
Series:
Plume drama
Plume drama
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, [7], 53, [7] pages ; 21 cm
Subjects:
African American families -- Drama.
Girls -- Drama.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Notes:
"First Printing, February 1995"
Foreword (page [ix]) by George C. Wolfe.
"'Pretty Fire' premiered on October 1, 1992, at the Fountainhead Theatre Company in Hollywood, California ... This production ... subsequently moved to the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles, where it opened on November 20, 1992 ... 'Pretty Fire' opened Off-Broadway on March 26, 1993, at The Manhattan Theatre Club's Second Stage, Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director, Barry Grove, Managing Director ... 'Pretty Fire' opened on November 23, 1993, at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York City as a Mainstage Production of the Manhattan Theatre Club ..."
"'Pretty Fire' is composed of five stories: 'Birth,' 'Nigger,' 'Pretty Fire,' 'Bonesy,' and 'Joy.' There is a single intermission, between 'Pretty Fire' and 'Bonesy.'"
"Set in Garamond Light. Designed by Leonard Telesca."
Publisher's advertisements: [4] pages at end.
Winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Award for creation/performance.
Winner of the NAACP Theatre Award for best play and best playwright.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Wolfe, George C., writer of foreword.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0452273854 :
OCLC:
30811662
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