Everything you need to understand or teach The America Play, and Other Works by Suzan-Lori Parks.
This collection of plays and essays, by innovative playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, explores issues fundamentally tied to the experience of being an African American. As she experiments with language and structure in a series of metaphor-rich theatrical narratives, she explores issues relating to individual and racial identity and the necessity to transcend both internalized and external forms of oppression.
The collection begins with a series of three short essays written by the...
The America Play, and Other Works Lesson Plans contain 143 pages of teaching material, including: