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Multicultural theatre : scenes and monologs from new Hispanic, Asian, and African-American plays / edited by Roger Ellis.

Ellis, Roger, 1943- (Editor, Compiler).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library PS627.M5 M84 1998 37684001089542 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Main Library PS627.M5 M84 1998 37684001089543 Library Stacks Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1566080266
  • ISBN: 9781566080262
  • Physical Description: 219 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colo. : Meriwether Pub. Ltd., ©1996.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Baby Jesus / Issac Bedonna -- Alchemy of desire; dead man's blues / Caridad Svich -- Boxcar / Silvia Gonzalez S. -- Eddie "Mundo" Edmundo / Lynne Alvarez -- Latins in la-la land / Migdalia Cruz -- Talk-story / Jeannie Barroga -- Two friends : dos amigos / Paul Morse -- Alchemy of desire; dead man's blues / Caridad Svich -- Graffiti / Nilo Cruz -- Telling tales / Migdalia Cruz -- Gleaning; rebusca / Caridad Svich -- The migrant farmworker's son / Silvia Gonzalez S. -- Wipe that smile / Kay M. Osborne -- Downpayments / Tracee Lyles -- Live from the edge of oblivion / Jerome D. Hairston -- Cage rhythm / Kia Corthron -- Mijo / Michael Kearns -- Stop and think / Karmyn Lott -- An asian jockey in our midst / Carter W. Lewis -- Tomorrow = X² / Myrtle Nord -- Downpayments / Tracee Lyles -- My girlish days / Karen L.B. Evans -- Off the ice / Barbara Field -- Spirit awakening / Akuyoe -- Five scenes from life / Alan Brody -- Jelly belly / Charles Smith -- Struggling truths / Peter Mellencamp -- Columbus park / Karen Huie.
(cont.) The ballad of Yachiyo / Philip Kan Gotanda -- Yellow fever / Rick A. Shiomi -- Struggling truths / Peter Mellencamp -- Baby Jesus / Issac Bedonna -- Songs of harmony / Karen Huie -- Tokyo Carmen versus L.A. Carmen / Karen Tei Yamashita -- Seer from Saigon / Elaine Meredith Hazzard -- Yankee dawg you die / Philip Kan Gotanda -- How I got that story / Amlin Gray.
Summary, etc.:
In our media-saturated society, multicultural writers have discovered the stage as their medium of choice. These scenes and monologs by new writers of the multicultural experience are certain to inspire actors and directors. Playwrights include: Akuyoe, Alvarez, Bedonna, Barroga, Brody, N. Cruz, M. Cruz, Corthron, Field, Gonzalez S., Gotanda, A. Gray, Hazzard, Hairston, Huie, Kearns, C.W. Lewis, Lott, Lyles, Mellencamp, Morse, Nord, Osborne, Shiomi, Svich, C. Smith and Karen Tei Yamashita. The scene selections offer unusually challenging characterizations for virtually any actor or acting student. All selections are for one or two actors. An excellent collection for expressing cultural diversity while offering an expanding range of new material.
Subject: Acting > Juvenile literature.
Monologues > Juvenile literature.
Dialogues > Juvenile literature.
Minorities > United States > Juvenile drama.
American drama > Minority authors.
American drama > 20th century.

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