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The Federal Theatre, 1935-1939

J. D. Mathews

The Federal Theatre, 1935-1939

plays, relief and politics

by J. D. Mathews

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Published by Octagon Books .
Written in English


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Statementby J.D. Mathews.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15024086M
ISBN 100374995311
OCLC/WorldCa642254874

Nov 21,  · The New Deal Stage: Selections from the Federal Theatre Project, by American Memory, Library of Congress "includes over 13, images of items selected from the Federal Theatre Project Collection at the Library of Congress. The Federal Theatre Project, a New Deal program run from , was designed to offer relief to unemployed theatre artists, and funded four companies in Washington State: the Negro Repertory Company, the Tacoma Unit (comprised of white actors), and a touring vaudeville Variety Company, whose remaining members were consolidated into a.

Contents: This book on theatre history is an appraisal of the artistic and political impact of the Federal Theatre of on the careers of representative black actors. Rich in personal interviews, correspondence and rare archival fdn2018.com: Glenda E. Gill. Learn theatre with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of theatre flashcards on Quizlet.

The Federal Theatre Project was a New Deal program () designed to provide relief for unemployed theatre artists. The vision of its national director, Hallie Flanagan, was also to develop a rich, regional, accessible theatre scene across the nation, with local theatres responsive to local issues. The Negro Repertory Company served as the African American unit of Seattle's Federal Theatre Project. Congress had created the Federal Theatre Project in , under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), to provide work for theater professionals during the Great Depression.


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The WPA Theatre Project-conceived as a relief measure, a work program, and an artistic experiment-enjoyed a brief but lively existence. With skill and sensitivity Mrs. Mathews explores its turbulent history from its ambiguous origins in to its tragic demise in The Federal Theatre embarked on its third and perhaps most crucial season in the early autumn of For two years, Federal Theatre actors had given plays not only in city theatres, but in Catholic convents and Baptist churches, circus tents and university halls, police stations, showboats, and ccc camps.

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The New Deal Stage: Selections from the Federal Theatre Project, - For Teachers Expert Resources. Coast to Coast: The Federal Theatre Project, Finding Aid - Federal Theatre Project collection, Seattle initially sponsored three Units: the Federal Players (a white unit), the Negro Repertory Company (an African-American unit), and Variety/Vaudeville.

In a Children’s Theatre unit was created. Prominently involved in the leadership were University of Washington Drama professor Glenn Hughes (). The Federal Theatre Project (FTP; –39) was a theatre program established during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal to fund live artistic performances and entertainment programs in the United States.

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The federal theatre, plays, relief, and politics. [Jane Sherron De Hart] -- The WPA Theatre Project-conceived as a relief measure, a work program, and an. The most truly experimental effort ever undertaken in the American theatre is the subject of this book: the Federal Theatre established under the Works Progress Administration from to It was experimental nationwide and artistically, even as it was committed to administrative and.

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Federal Theatre, Plays, Relief, and Politics The book recreate: the atmosphere of the era, and conveys a vivid sense of the Joys, frustrations, and personal sacrifices undergone by those dedicated few who recognized the need for an American People's Theatre.

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WPA Federal Theatre Project, national theatre project sponsored and funded by the U.S. government as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Founded init was the first federally supported theatre in the United States. Its purpose was to create jobs for unemployed theatrical people.Broadway Hits and Stage Stars, Broadway Theatre in the mid’s was undergoing massive changes.

The Great Depression had left many artists out of work due to a lack of demand. InThe Federal Theatre Project was created to help ease the problems being faced by the theatre community. ” Federal Theatre Project.The New Deal Stage: Selections from the Federal Theatre Project,provides information about and on-line images from the Library of Congress collection, as well as scripts, costume design, and stage directions for several productions of the FTP.