Black Masks

Black Masks is a magazine focusing on Arts

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 4, October 31

African-American Funeral Rites on America's Stages
African-American Funeral Rites on America's StagesHuman beings transmit their cultural traditions though behavioral patterns such as the arts, religious (spiritual) beliefs, social institutions, and other products of human work. African refugees,(1)...
Black Theatre Network: A Conversation with Eileen Morris
Black Theatre Network: A Conversation with Eileen MorrisTL: Growing up, I often heard of BTN or the Black Theatre Network but was never quite clear about the purpose of the organization. Could you tell me what is the Black Theatre Network?EM: The Black...
Legacy: The Art of Peggy Pettitt
Legacy: The Art of Peggy PettittActor/playwright/storyteller/teacher Peggy Pettitt has honed her craft via every opportunity her life has presented. She inherited a storytelling tradition from her grandmother, who raised her. She developed an inventory...
The State of African-American Theatre
The State of African-American TheatreAugust Wilson s speech The Ground On Which I Stand" questions the state of Black theatre. This subject is often discussed in long-winded debates and diatribes held by my friends and me. We all love the art. We majored...