Minnesota Historical Society

Penumbra: The Premier Stage for African American Drama

Temporarily Unavailable

Penumbra Theatre Company was founded in 1976 by Lou Bellamy as a venue for African American voices within the Twin Cities theatre scene and has stood at the intersection of art, culture, politics, and local community engagement ever since. Based on interviews with actors, directors, playwrights, and critics, this book offers a multifaceted view of the theatre and its evolution.

  • Author: Macelle Mahala, foreward by Lou Bellamy
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, October 2013
  • Format: Paperback, 216 pages, 8 b&w plates, 6 color plates, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
  • ISBN 978-0-8166-8378-9

You also Viewed

Join our Mailing List

Sign up to receive our daily email and get 50% off your first purchase.