The Theatre of Black Americans: A Collection of Critical Essays
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- April 1st 2000
by Applause Books
(first published December 1st 1979)
- Date of birth: August 05, 1921
- Died: September 16, 2003
- Born: in Trinidad and Tobago.
- Description: Errol Gaston Hill (August 5, 1921–September 16, 2003) was a Trinidadian-born playwright and theater historian. He was the first tenured African American faculty member at Dartmouth College in the United States, joining their drama department in 1968.
Hill's works include the play Man Better Man (1964) and the non-fiction books The Trinidad Carnival (1972), The Theater of Black Americans (1980), and the Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre (1994)