December 4, 2020

‘The Blacks: A Clown Show’ (Revisited as an American Tragedy)

In 1961 a play  titled “The Blacks : A Clown Show” by the  French petty criminal and homosexual  prostitute  Jean Genet, was the avant garde sensation of New York.  At the St. Marks Playhouse it starred a cast of Black actors, then young  but now well-known to us all — people like James Earl Jones, […]