Carolina Folk-Plays

Carolina Folk-Plays

Carolina Folk-Plays

Carolina Folk-Plays

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THE PLAYMAKERS' AIM vi

THE CAROLINA PLAYMAKERS ix By Frederick H. Koch.

THE PLAYMAKERS AND OUR ART xxvii By Paul Green.

POSTSCRIPT, 1941xxxiii By Frederick H. Koch.

WHEN WITCHES RIDE, a Play of Carolina Folk Superstition 1 By Elizabeth A. Lay.

PEGGY, a Tragedy of the Tenant Farmer 17 By Harold Williamson.

DOD GAST YE BOTH! a Comedy of Mountain Moonshiners 35 By Hubert Heffner.

OFF NAGS HEAD, a Tragedy of the North Carolina Coast 53 By Dougald MacMillan.

THE LAST OF THE LOWRIES, a Play of the Croatan Outlaws of Robeson County, North Carolina 69 By Paul Green.

TRISTA, a Play of Folk Superstition 93 By Elizabeth A. Lay.

THE RETURN OF BUCK GAVIN, the Tragedy of a Mountain Outlaw 113 By Thomas Wolfe.

THE THIRD NIGHT, a Play of the Carolina Mountains 125 By Thomas Wolfe.

GAIUS AND GAIUS, JR., a Comedy of Plantation Days 145 By Lucy M. Cobb.

FIXIN'S, the Tragedy of a Tenant-Farm Woman 165 By Erma and Paul Green.

THE BEADED BUCKLE, a Comedy of Village Aristocracy 191 By Frances Gray.

THE SCUFFLETOWN OUTLAWS, a Tragedy of the Lowrie Gang 211 By William Norment Cox.

JOB'S KINFOLKS, a Play of the Mill People 239 By Loretto Carroll Bailey.

IN DIXON'S KITCHEN, a Comedy of a Country Courtship 265 By Wilbur Stout (in collaboration with Ellen Lay).

A SHOTGUN SPLICIN', a Mountain Comedy 287 By Gertrude Wilson Coffin.

LIGHTED CANDLES, a Tragedy of the Carolina Highlands 309 By Margaret Bland (in collaboration with Louisa Duls).

QUARE MEDICINE, a Country Comedy of a Quack Doctor 327 By Paul Green.

APPENDIX I: THE CAROLINA PLAYMAKERS 359 Productions and Tours of The Carolina Playmakers .

APPENDIX II: THE CAROLINA PLAYMAKERS 411A Selected Bibliography .

APPENDIX III: THE DAKOTA PLAYMAKERS 475 Productions and Tours of The Dakota Playmakers .

APPENDIX IV: THE DAKOTA PLAYMAKERS 478 A Selected Bibliography .

APPENDIX V: THE LANGUAGE OF THE PLAYS 483 By Tom Peete Cross.

APPENDIX VI: THE DEDICATION OF THE PLAYMAKERS THEATRE 491

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