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Renowned theater director Yvonne Brewster retraces therelationship with hermother in this poignant and heartwarming biography. Amidst the rampant racism of Europe in the 1950s, Yvonne moved to England from Jamaica to pursue a career in drama and, in spite of her discouraging instructors, became one of the first black theater directors in Europe. Sharply written and full of dry wit, these storieschronicle Yvonne's journey from exchange student to theater revolutionary,spanning more than 85 years and several countries, and feature reflections on the film, theater, and the colorful characters---undertakers to prime ministers---that she met along the way.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Arcadia Books
ISBN 190196924X ISBN13 9781901969245
Availability 0 units.
More About Yvonne Brewster
Yvonne Brewster is one of the founders of Britain's Black Theatre movement. She has directed plays for BBC radio and television and is a recipient of the Order of the British Empire.