White People Do Not Know how to Behave at Entertainments Designed for Ladies & Gentlemen of Colour: William Brown's African & American Theater

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2003 - 239 Seiten
In August 1821, William Brown, a free man of color and a retired ship's steward, opened a pleasure garden on Manhattan's West Side. It catered to black New Yorkers, who were barred admittance to whites-only venues offering drama, music, and refreshment. O
 

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LateNight Pleasure Garden for People of Color
1
Hung Be the Heavens with Black
29
American Taste and Genius
57
Tom and Jerry Meets ThreeFingered Jack
93
In Fear of His Opposition
121
To Beor Not to Be
157
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Marvin McAllister is theatre arts lecturer at Howard University and Literary Manager at the Shakespeare Theatre.

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