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Your Source for Black Theater and Entertainment

Black Masks is a long-established Black theater and entertainment magazine. Created in 1984, this publication has gained the support of both Black theater and entertainment practitioners and audiences. The founder and publishing editor is playwright Beth Turner.

In its thirty-fifth year of publication, Black Masks has subscribers throughout the U.S., and in the Carib-bean. Published quarterly, the magazine features articles on Black performing artists and Black arts groups, and overviews of important Black theater and entertainment issues. Each edition also carries comprehensive listings of current U.S. and occasion-ally international Black theater and entertainment events. The articles in Black Masks are based on original interviews and research. Print subscriptions are only $25 a year. Electronic subscriptions are $20.

Summer 2019

Cheryl Lynn Bruce: Forty Years of Theatre Excellence

The road to success was long and torturous, despite having gained her union card relatively early in her career. Lack of work in Chicago drove her to make a heartbreaking decision to move to New York City without her family. Happily her huge sacrifice bore both professional and personal fruit.

Spring 2019

Black Theatre Family Reunites: The 16th Biennial NBTF

July 29 - August 3 marks the 30th Anniversary of the National Black Theatre Festival, held biennally in Winston-Salem, NC since 1989. The brainchild of the late Larry Leon Hamlin, this year's NBTF will be co-hosted by Margaret "Shug" Avery and Chester Gregory.

Winter 2019

Sandra G. Shannon: Making Time Your Friend

Dr. Sandra Shannon's astute analysis of August Wilson's 20th Century Cycle of plays has provided the foundation for contemporary scholarship on, and in-depth knowledge of Wilson's body of work. Now retired from Howard University, what new topics will benefit from her prodigious use of time?

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