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"Between You and the Women the Play May Please"

Alternative title
Episode 183
Synopsis
Podcast. Barbara Bogaev talks to Dr. Joyce Green MacDonald about four Black women who performed Shakespeare professionally between 1821 ands 1960 in the USA: The African Grove Theatre’s "Miss Welsh," Henrietta Vinton Davis, Adrienne McNeil Herndon and Jane White.
Series
Shakespeare Unlimited
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
1 Feb 2022
Duration
33 mins

Credits

Producer
Garland Scott; Richard Paul
Editor
Gail Kern Paster
Contributor
Barbara Bogaev

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
theatre history

Notes

Notes
Episode 183 of Shakespeare Unlimited. The website also offers a transcript of the podcast.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited/black-women-shakespeareans-macdonald
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

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