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Your Source for Black Theater and Entertainment News

Black Masks is a long-established Black theater and entertainment magazine. Created in 1984, this publication has gained the support of both Black theater and entertainment practitioners and audiences. The founder and publishing editor is playwright Beth Turner.

In its twenty-eighth year of publication, Black Masks has subscribers throughout the U.S., in Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean. Published quarterly, the magazine features articles on Black performing artists and Black arts groups, and overviews of important Black theater and entertainment issues. Each edition also carries comprehensive listings of current U.S. and occasionally international Black theater and entertainment events. The articles in Black Masks are based on original interviews and research. Print subscriptions are only $23 a year. Electronic PDF subscriptions are $20.

Winter 2013

Ruth Carter: Beyond the 'Seams'

This Hampton University graduate discovered her love of costuming as a student and forged an ever-upward spiralling career in theatre and film, highlighted last year with the costuming of Whitney Houston for Sparkle.

Summer/Fall 2012

Glenda Dickerson: Whirlwind, Wunderkind, Womanist Warrior

As the late Glenda Dickersonís former student, friend, and co-writer, Breena Clarke offers a glimpse into the creative intelligence behind one of the most daring and innovative director/ educators in American theatre.

Spring 2012

Terrence Spivey: Reinvigorating Karamu's Theatre Program

As Karamu House's first artistic director in nearly ten years, Terrence Spivey brings an inspiring new energy to its theatre program, garnering continued accolades for an extraordinary institution that will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2015.

 

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