Detail For Show: Portraits - The First Black American Divas of Songs and Opera


Show Description:

“Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera”: Produced by Dina Cancryn via a grant to benefit K-12 classrooms, “Portraits” combines live performances and costumed historical monologues to introduce children to the great American Divas, Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Joyner Jones and Marian Anderson. “The Black Swan”, “The Black Patti” and the famous soprano, all tell their stories of struggle as black women trying to perform and hone their craft over a slave holding/segregated/sexist/patriarchal 150 year swath of American History. (60 min broadcast version with a group performance at the end)

Notes to Stations About This Show:

This is the 60 minute broadcast version with no commercial breaks. The songs in Italian are subtitled.

Type of Show: Specials

Target Viewing Market: National (US)

State of Production and/or Target State or Province: Tennessee

Frequency of Episodes: One time show

Show Producer: Education Resource Channel @ Middle Tennessee

No Download Charges On This Show: Downloads costs are being covered by the producer of this show and there is currently no charge to you for downloading episodes of this show. Thanks from the PegMedia community to Education Resource Channel @ Middle Tennessee for covering this cost.

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