Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men

Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men

by Dael Orlandersmith


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Bold, beautiful and fierce-Dael Orlandersmith delivers a riveting story in Black n Blue Boys / Broken Men. This gritty play portrays five unforgettable male characters, linked by their efforts to forge identities in families fractured by abuse. Each relates a story that transforms these challenges into a celebration of our capacity to survive. Orlandersmith created this piece after working at a shelter for homeless youth in the 1980s, and her writing brings these characters roaring to life. At once powerful and heartbreakingly poetic, Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men will leave you breathless.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593765323
Publisher: Soft Skull Press, Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dael Orlandersmith is a playwright, actress, and poet who is best known for her Obie Award-winning Beauty's Daughter , for which she also received a Lucille Lortel Foundation Playwrights Fellowship. She was a Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Drama for Yellowman in 2002 and received the 2005 PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Award for a Playwright in Mid-Career, along with numerous other awards. She lives in New York City.

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