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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minstrel_show

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 ...

www.encyclopedia.com/literature-and-arts/performing-arts/theater/minstrel-shows

Home Literature and the Arts Performing Arts Theater Minstrel shows ... on their backs, the minstrels' brightly colored clothes, dance slippers, nonbearded faces,  ...

travsd.wordpress.com/2011/06/11/variety-arts-5-the-minstrel-show

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.

www.blackpast.org/perspectives/black-thespians-through-centuries-historical-dictionary-african-american-theatre

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 ...

www.questia.com/library/music-and-performing-arts/theater/musical-theater/minstrel-shows

Home » Browse » Music and Performing Arts » Theater » Minstrel Shows ... minstrel show, stage entertainment by white performers made up as blacks. Thomas ...

www.nytimes.com/1986/12/27/theater/minstrels-the-myths-and-the-men.html

Dec 27, 1986 ... I'm an artist. I had to dance. So I took the crumbs. But I had a soul. A soul never seen.'' Authentic or Imagined? What occurred in minstrel shows, ...

sites.utexas.edu/ransomcentermagazine/2018/01/29/grappling-with-the-past-on-exhibiting-minstrelsy-materials

Jan 29, 2018 ... As the curator of the Ransom Center's performing arts collections and as ... In the post–Civil War period as full-length minstrel shows began to ...

howlround.com/the-american-musical-in-black-and-white-how-race-relations-in-the-united-states-directly-affected

Sep 5, 2015 ... These two forms of artistic expression and methods of social commentary, ... The continuous evolution of musical theatre makes it nearly impossible to ... Minstrel shows were characterized primarily by the use of blackface ...