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Crucible and Community: The Vision of Rose McClendon

  • Glenda E. Gill

Abstract

Rose McClendon, like Cordelia, was one of the quiet but determined women of her time. Critics extolled her “sweetness,” “majesty,” and “queenly” dignity. Her frail, small body and demeanor belied her strong commitment to her vision. An actor and visionary, Rose McClendon created a Negro People’s Theatre that accurately reflects varied black experiences, with a diverse group of actors playing a wide range of roles.

Keywords

Black Woman Black Family American Theatre Black Actor Black Drama 
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