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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA 01003-9242)
Bruce G. Wilcox (Project Director: October 1983 to present)

A History of Black American Actors in Shakespeare's Plays, by Errol Hill

To support publication of a study of a neglected aspect of American theatre history--the contributions made by black actors who have appeared in Shakes- peare's plays in the past. The work discusses such black companies as the Act-ing Grove Theatre of the 1820's and the Astor Place Company of the 1880's.

Project fields:
African American Studies; History, General

Scholarly Publications

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$3,595 (approved)
$3,595 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1984 – 9/30/1985