Practitioner focus: Yvonne Brewster
Monday, March 1, 2021
In 1986, Yvonne Brewster directed Trinidadian writer and activist C. L. R. James’ play, The Black Jacobins, which tells the story of the Haitian revolution (1791–1804). Brewster had assumed her production would be a one-off project. She was in fact staging the first show by what would become Britain's longest running black theatre company to date.
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