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Shauneille Perry

Although Shauneille Perry's most visible credits were for her adaptation of the John Henry Redwood play "Old Settler" (see _Old Settler, The (2000) (TV)_), Perry is a veteran director of the New York City theatre community and has a long and impressive list of credits, most often produced at New York's New Federal Theatre, that include her ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Old Settler
Desperate Characters
Desperate Characters Woman Doctor
Death of a Prophet


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 1981 Death of a Prophet (TV Movie)
 1971 Desperate Characters
Woman Doctor (as Shauneille Ryder)
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 2001 PBS Hollywood Presents (TV Series) (teleplay "The Old Settler")
 2001 The Old Settler (TV Movie) (teleplay)
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 1978 Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (Documentary)

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Other Works:

Staged Off-Broadway production of Black Girl (1972) by J.E. Franklin, which was later made into a film directed by Ossie Davis. Gloria Edwards, Louise Stubbs and Rhetta Greene appeared in both productions. See more »

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Shauneille Ryder

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She has taught at seven universities and currently is a Professor of Theatre and Black Studies at Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY). See more »

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