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Papa\'s Blues
Papa's Blues
Received The Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award
By Javon Johnson.

Cast: 3m., 2w. (1 boy, 1 girl.) Nathan is a man of pride and ambition struggling with racism, unemployment, and haunting memories of his father, Big Joe. Big Joe was murdered while Nathan was still a boy. Big Joe was an adamant civil rights activist and a source of pride as well as disappointment for his son, but he instilled in his son the importance of the civil rights movement principles and the necessity of belonging to something both spiritually and racially uplifting. However, Nathan's failures at mastering fatherhood provoke him to drink and partake in illegal activities. His lifestyle and his broken marriage distance him from the joy of his life, his own son, Rashon. The play is told in flashbacks by Rashon, who speaks of the trials of his family as they unraveled 13 years ago, telling us the story of his father's blues. One int. set.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  P89
Cast Size:  5
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  104
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  140 min.
Categories
Target Audience: College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Drama
ISBN (10): 087129978x
Publication Date: 01/03/2000
Biographies
Javon Johnson is a native of Anderson, South Carolina. He is a member of The Dramatists Guild, Screen Actor's Guild, and Kuntu Repertory Theatre and Kuntu Writer's Workshop Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelors of Arts from South Carolina State University and is a Masters of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Pittsburgh. Some of his acting credits include ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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