WorldCat Identities

Carroll, Vinnette

Overview
Works: 48 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 1,254 library holdings
Genres: History  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Drama  Educational films  Musical films  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Filmed plays  Music 
Roles: Interviewee, Author, Adapter, Performer, Director, Conceptor, Librettist, Speaker, Editor, Conductor
Classifications: PN2270.A35, 792
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vinnette Carroll
When hell freezes over, I'll skate by Vinnette Carroll( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical celebration of the joy and survival of black music, song and poetry since the days of America's Civil War. Includes the poetry of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and many others
Don't bother me, I can't cope : a musical entertainment by Micki Grant( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in Undetermined and English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black theatre the making of a movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recaptures the birth of a new theatre from the Civil Rights activism of the 1950's, '60s, and '70s. Presents an encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events. Clips from historic productions include the first all-black production of Genet's The Blacks, along with A Raisin in the sun, Black girl, Dutchman, and For Colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf
Black theater interviews( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Croesus and the witch by Micki Grant( )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the blues American Negro poetry by Rosey E Pool( Recording )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents works of Afro-American poets including Leslie M. Collins, Paul Veasey, Gwendolyn Brooks, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, and Sterling Brown
Black theater the making of a movement( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement documents the birth of a new theatre out of the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, '60s and '70s. It is a veritable video encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events of a movement that transformed the American stage. Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, James Earl Jones and Ntozake Shange describe their aspirations for a theatre serving the Black community. Excerpts of A Raisin in the Sun, Black Girl, Dutchman and For Colored Girls... reveal how these actors and playwrights laid the basis for the Black theater of the present. "An extraordinary documentary...A must for every contemporary theatre course." - Margaret Wilkerson, former Director, Center for Theatre Arts, U.C. Berkeley "Brilliantly captures the essence, soul and spirit of the Movement...Required viewing." - Larry Hamlin, National Black Theatre Festival
Black nativity gospel on Broadway by Langston Hughes( Recording )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vinette Carroll's when hell freezes over I'll skate( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight member ensemble from the Urban Arts Theater sings and dances in a celebration of Afro-American music, song, life, and poetry
Croesus and the witch by Micki Grant( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano/vocal selections from Vinnette Carroll's Your arms too short to box with God by Alex Bradford( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trumpets of the Lord( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One Sheridan Square, Theodore Mann, in association with Will B. Sandler presents James Weldon Johnson's "Trumpets of the Lord," a musical adaptation by Vinnette Carroll of "God's Trombone," directed by Donald McKayle, musical director Howard Roberts, Al Freeman, Jr., Theresa Merritt, Lex Monson, and Cicely Tyson, with Elizabeth Brown, Bill Glover, Bernice Hall, Garwood Perkins, William Stewart, setting by Ed Wittstein, lighting by Nicola Cernovich, costumes by Normand Maxon, associate producer Jay Stanwyck
Beyond the blues : american negro poetry by Rosey E Pool( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Your arm's too short to box with God : conceived from the book of Matthew by Alex Bradford( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript, dated 1975. Lacks music. It opened at the Lyceum Theatre, New York, N.Y., on Dec. 22, 1976
The Urban Arts Corps when hell freezes over, we'll skate( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary on the Urban Arts Corps, a theatrical company founded by Vinnette Carroll as a means of developing and showcasing talent in minority communities. Carroll, members of her staff, and the performers discuss various facets of their experience with the company. The wide range of the company's activities is displayed through rehearsal excerpts of its many productions
Beyond the Blues. (American Negro Poetry. Phonodisc, Edited by Rosey E. Pool) by Rosey E., Comp Pool( Recording )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The prodigal son( )

1 edition published in 1965 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Don't bother me, I can't cope by Vinnette Carroll( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Croesus and the witch by Vinnette Carroll( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ups and downs of Theophilus Maitland by Vinnette Carroll( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Carroll, Vinette

Vinnette Justine Carroll American actor and playwright

Vinnette Justine Carroll Amerikaans actrice (1922-2002)

Languages
English (63)

French (1)

Covers
Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community