Greatest African-American Plays

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  • Black Nativity
  • The Gospel At Colonus
  • Platanos And Collard Greens
  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone
  • For Colored Girls Who Have Consider Suicide When
  • Fences
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Ruined
  • The Mountaintop
  • Stick Fly
  • Topdog/Underdog
  • Blues for Mr. Charlie

Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Legendary playwright August Wilson has written several plays, including Joe Turner's Come and Gone. The play told the story of a Black family andThe Great Migration at the turn of the 20th Century. The play originally featured Delroy Lindo and Angela Bassett.

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