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geelovestowrite presents…Vinnette Justine Carroll

 

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Carroll was the first Afro-American female playwright/actress to direct a play on Broadway.  In 1972 the musical, ‘Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope hit the stage.  In conjunction with Micki Grant, the playwright, the musical was a success.  The play was nominated for four Tony Awards.  Carroll had many directing credits under her belt.

She moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1980 where she was the artistic director of the Vinnette Carroll Repertory Company until she passed away in 2002, at age 80.

 

 

 

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Related image Lorraine Vivian Hansberry

 (May 19, 1930 – January 12, 1965)…was an Afro-American female playwright and author.  She was the first black female author to perform on Broadway.  She is well know for her play ‘A Raisin and The Sun.’  Hansberry died at age 34 of cancer.

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Idina Kim Menzel (born Idina Kim Mentzel; May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She has performed in many musicals and has received a Tony Award and been nominated for two. She is most known for her role as Elphaba in the Broadway Musical “Wicked” and her role as Elsa in the Disney movie, “Frozen”.

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Thomas Kail (born January 20, 1978) is an American film and theatre director, known for directing the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musicals In the Heights and Hamilton, for which he received the Drama Desk Award and Tony Award for Best Director of a Musical.

 

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