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The Black circuit : race, performance, and spectatorship in Black popular theatre / Rashida Z. Shaw McMahon.

Author/Creator:
Shaw McMahon, Rashida Z. author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 193 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Sociology re-wired
Sociology re-wired
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Subjects:
African American theater -- History -- 20th century.
African American theater -- History -- 21st century.
Theater audiences -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Theater audiences -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 21st century.
African Americans in the performing arts.
African American theater.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
Theater audiences.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"The Black Circuit examines Chitlin Circuit musicals, from Langston Hughes to Tyler Perry. Through historical and sociological research, Rashida Z. Shaw McMahon identifies how these popular, yet alienated, events shed new and light on the reception of black performances by black spectators and African American theatre-making"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The Black circuit
Slow roasted chitterlings
David Talbert: resurrecting Langston
Johnson and Guidry: vaudeville 2.0
Tyler Perry: minstrelsy inverted
Small acts: the politics of Black theatrical pleasure.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: McMahon, Rashida Z. Shaw, The Black circuit
ISBN:
9781138046733
1138046736
9781138046740
1138046744
9780203732441
OCLC:
1122687692