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.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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