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Black Women Playwrights

Actresses, Broadway Performers, Novelist/Writers and Poets all come together to contribute to the growing field/knowledge of Black Women Playwriting! Here you can find many different Black Women Playwrights who explore many topics in the growing field.

Adrienne Kennedy

Alice Childress

For more information and resources on Alice Childress writing, please see the click on the link entitled Alice Childress papers, to your left. The New York Public Library has compiled a comprehensive list of her publications.  

Eulalie Spence

For more information and resources on Eulalie Spence writing, please click on the link entitled Eulalie Spence papersto your left. The New York Public Library has compiled a comprehensive list of her publications.  

J.E. Franklin

Lorraine Hansberry

Marita Bonner

Mary P. Burrill

May Miller

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