Title
White Grease Paint on Black Performers
Author
Gill, Glenda E.
Date
1988
Publisher
American University Studies
Full Description
As an icebreaker, the Federal Theatre made it possible for black actors and audiences to enjoy benefits unknown previously: union protection, a theatre for the masses, a reduction of the stereotype, visibility that led to Broadway and to Hollywood, and an ensemble spirit. In spite of the tragedies of the WPA Project, there were significant triumphs.