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The minstrel show, or minstrelsy, was an American form of entertainment developed in the early ... Blackface minstrelsy was the first theatrical form that was distinctly American. During ..... that would have not been given to Black artist during this time, and that in many ways, became the precursor for later Blues performances.

www.britannica.com/art/minstrel-show

Minstrel show, also called minstrelsy, an indigenous American theatrical form, popular from the early 19th to the early 20th century, that was founded on the ...

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The minstrel shows of the early 19th century are believed by some to be the roots of ... He established the Black Arts Repertory Theatre in Harlem in 1965 and ...

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Jun 11, 2011 ... This series of posts is about form and structure in the variety arts, so for the nonce I ... The minstrel show is America's first original theatre form.

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It is a cross section of the thousands of black theatre artists across the country. ... their own theatres and companies, performed in black minstrel shows and ...

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Sep 5, 2015 ... These two forms of artistic expression and methods of social commentary, ... Before the birth of the minstrel show, blackface performers had ...

arts.princeton.edu/courses/race-and-the-american-musical-from-minstrelsy-to-hamilton

From 19th-century minstrel shows, in which African American performers ... trip to NYC to visit the archives at the Performing Arts Library at Lincoln Center and to ...

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These artists migrated out of the South and traveled to the West and New York ... 19th century Victorian conventions was typical for all minstrel shows at the time.

www.sigtheatre.org/scottsboro/the-minstrel-show-in-the-scottsboro-boys/the-american-minstrelsy-remembering-africa-birthing-america

The American minstrel show is a musical variety style of entertainment featuring ... of Culture & the Arts, National Museum of American History, Behring Center, ...