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Thomas Gibbons

Drama

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20090123, 20080523

This Philadelphia playwright talks about his trilogy of plays that deal with racial issues in America.  The author of dozen dramas, Thomas Gibbons uses real life events as the basis of his fictional works.  He reads from A House with No Walls and Permanent Collection, and talks about how the shaping of the plays were influenced with the rolling premiers of these works in five different theatres across the country.

| Subject Matter: Race in America, Playwriting | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Drama |

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