Allen Woll
Professor of History
Department of History

About the Speaker

Allen Woll is author of such books as Black Musical Theatre: From Coontown to Dreamgirls and Dictionary of Black Theatre: Broadway, Off-Broadway and Selected Harlem Theatre.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Film history
  • Musical theatre
  • History of television
  • World cinema
  • Black musical theatre
  • The influence of black composers on white musicals
  • Racism on Broadway
  • The life of African-American composer Eubie Blake
Allen Woll

Allen Woll

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