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Date(s) - 04/09/2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center

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A five-city exhibit tour, Stages of Struggle and Celebration: Black Theatre in Texas showcases Texas State University professors, Dr. Sandra M. Mayo and Elvin Holt’s groundbreaking research featured in their two books on Black Theatre in Texas, published by the University of Texas Press, Austin: Acting Up and Getting Down: Plays by African American Texans (2014), and Stages of Struggle and Celebration: A Production History of Black Theatre in Texas (2016). The opening reception in each city will include a brief overview of the books by Mayo and Holt, brief readings from the plays by black Texas playwrights, introduction of local artists, book sales and signing, and refreshments.