H[starred review] Powerful and rich, this outstanding contribution to theater arts is recommended for contemporary literature and black studies collections."Library Journal
Edited by award-winning U.S. playwright William Branch, this is a landmark collection of plays addressing various aspects of the global black experience by outstanding black playwrights from Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and North and South America. Among the plays are dramas by Nobel laureates Derek Walcott and Wole Soyinka, pioneering folklorist Efua Sutherland, and two-time Pulitzer prize winner August Wilson.
About the Author
William B. Branch is editor of Black Thunder: An Anthology of Contemporary African American Drama and author of Fifty Steps toward Freedom and plays included in numerous collections.