Celeste Bedford Walker Accessions
Two accessions of Celeste Bedford Walker's playscripts and screenplays including "Distant Voices", "Greenwood: An American Dream Destroyed", "Sassy Mamas", "Bartersville" and "Camp Logan". Also included are promotional items, photographs, correspondence, newspaper articles and reviews.
- 1925-2017, undated
- Walker, Celeste Bedford (Person)
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Acclaimed playwright Celeste Bedford Walker is the author of over twenty plays that have received numerous accolades including national awards and productions. She has received the August Wilson Playwriting Award, multiple NAACP Image Awards, New York’s AUDELCO Award, and she was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. The New York Times has praised her plays as “forceful, well-crafted” and “vigorous social satire” and “an uproariously good time.” Dramalogue has described her work as “practically flawless.” Her play Camp Logan has been performed at major venues around the country, including the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., where the Washington Post lauded her as “a textbook example of how to simultaneously entertain and educate an audience.”
2.2 Linear Feet
2 boxes (3 folders, 1 poster, and 1 artifact.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Celeste Bedford Walker, 2017, 2018
- Guide to the Celeste Bedford Walker Accessions
- Tabitha Henderson
- 2018, 2019
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- Finding aid written in English.
- 2021: Revised for ArchivesSpace by Sherri Turner-Herrmann.