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Cornbread Players: Jazz Night

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Creator:
Cornbread Players
Jones, Walter
Subject:
Cornbread Players
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Drama
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
Summary:
The Cornbread Players, a professional acting company based in New York City, perform the play "Jazz Night," which was written and directed by Walter Jones. "Jazz Night" centers around a black family and their Saturday night gathering in an urban ghetto setting; drug use is an aspect of the play. As stated by the director, "Jazz Night" is about feeling people, rhythm, and music. A question and answer session follows the dramatic performance.
Dramatic Performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
Cite as:
Cornbread Players: Jazz Night, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African American neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
African American families
Drugs
Local number:
ACMA AV003080
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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