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By Kathy A. Perkins

Contemporary performs via ladies of Color is a ground-breaking anthology of eighteen new and up to date works through African American, Asian American, Latina American and local American playwrights. This compelling assortment comprises works via award-winning and famous playwrights resembling Anna Deavere Smith, Cherrie Moraga, Pearl Cleage, Marga Gomez and Spiderwoman, in addition to many fascinating newcomers.
Contemporary performs by means of ladies of Color is the 1st anthology to demonstrate such an abundance of expertise from this sort of wide selection of brand new girls playwrights. The performs take on a number of issues - from the playful to the painful - and symbolize various diversified ways to playmaking.
the amount additionally includes:
* a useful appendix of released performs by way of ladies of color
* biographical notes on every one writer
* the construction heritage of every play
Contemporary performs by means of ladies of Color is a special source for practitioners, scholars and fans of theatre, and an inspiring addition to any bookshelf.

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