In Abraham's Bosom
|In Abraham's Bosom|
|Written by||Paul Green|
|Date premiered||December 30, 1926|
|Place premiered||Provincetown Playhouse
New York City, New York
|Setting||In and Near the Turpentine Woods in Eastern North Carolina in the summer of 1885|
In Abraham's Bosom is a play by American dramatist Paul Green. Its original Broadway run starred Charles Sidney Gilpin as an African-American farmer from North Carolina whose efforts at self-improvement are thwarted by segregation. Green received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the work in 1927. The play was included in Burns Mantle's The Best Plays of 1926-1927.
Southern protagonist Abe tried to start a school, in the end he gets a school but the white people run him out of it and drive him to murder.
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