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Stages of Struggle and Celebration: Black Theatre in Texas

Showcasing Texas State University professors, Drs. Sandra M. Mayo and Elvin Holt’s groundbreaking research, the exhibit explores the history of black theatre and its cultural impact featuring costumes, posters, set designs, and “perfect moment” production photos. Discover the struggles, triumphs and enduring legacy of black theatre in Texas from its roots in the Texas minstrel troupes of the 1800’s to the current works of writers, actors, directors and producers.

On display in the Gallery of the Central Library from January 14 to February 18, 2017. There will be a reception from 3 - 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 14.

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Last updated: Dec. 22, 2016