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The Black Emperor of Broadway

The Black Emperor of Broadway

Drama | English | 97 minutes

Empresa

Vision Films


Reparto

Director

Arthur Egeli

Producer

Arthur Egeli

Writers

Ian Bowater, Adrienne Earle Pender

Cast

Shaun Parkes, Liza Weil, John Hensley, Nick Moran


Avance

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Sinopsis

Based on a true story, Charles S. Gilpin was the first African-American to star in a leading role in a stage play during a time where roles of color were previously played by white men in blackface. As Gilpin rose to fame and recognition, tensions were high between he and playwright Eugene O’Neill which ultimately lead to parting ways, though his acclaimed performance has changed Broadway forever.

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Año de Finalización

2020


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