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Title The Oberon book of monologues for black actors : classical and contemporary speeches from black British plays: monologues for men. volume 1 / selected and edited by Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway ; foreword by Kwame Kwei-Armah
Published London : Oberon Books Ltd, 2013
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Contents Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Foreword; Introduction; Dedication; Contents; Classical Monologues; Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (Errol John); Ephraim; Skyvers (Barry Reckord); Cragge; Smile Orange (Trevor Rhone); Ringo; Nice (Mustapha Matura); Man; Sweet Talk (Michael Abbensetts); Tony; 11 Josephine House (Alfred Fagon); George; Pantomime (Derek Walcott); Jackson; Contemporary Monologues; A Jamaican Airman Foresees his Death (Fred D'Aguiar); Alvin; Two Step (Rhashan Stone); AJ; Something Dark (Lemn Sissay); Lemn Sissay; Boy With Beer (Paul Boakye); Donovan
Blackta (Nathaniel Martello-White)Brown; Brother to Brother (Michael McMillan); Purple; The Westbridge (Rachel De-lahay); Andre; Statement of Regret (Kwame Kwei-Armah); Junior; Little Baby Jesus (Arinze Kene); Kehinde; Fixer (Lydia Adetunji); Chuks; Bashment (Rikki Beadle-Blair); KKK; Two Horsemen ('Biyi Bandele-Thomas); Banza; Pandora's Box (Ade Solanke); Prin Osun; Black T-Shirt Collection (Inua Ellams); Unnamed; B is for Black (Courttia Newland); Ben; The Estate (Oladipo Agboluaje); Yinka; Joe Guy (Roy Williams); Joe; Pure Gold (Michael Bhim); Simon
Summary Foreword by Kwame Kwei Armah How many Black British plays can you name? Inspired by both classical and contemporary plays, The Oberon Book of Monologues for Black Actors gives readers an insight into some of the best cutting-edge plays written by black British playwrights, over the last sixty years. This collection features over twenty speeches by Britain's most prominent black dramatists. The monologues represent a wide-range of themes, characters, dialects and styles. Suitable for young people and adults, each selection includes production information, a synopsis of the play
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Subject Acting -- Auditions.
African American actors.
Men -- Drama.
Genre/Form Monologues (Drama)
Monologues (Drama)
Form Electronic book
Author Hodge-Dallaway, Simeilia, editor
ISBN 1783195568 (electronic bk.)
9781783195565 (electronic bk.)