Carver High School’s ‘To Be Young, Gifted and Black’

[TEXAS] Carver High School’s ‘To Be Young, Gifted and Black’ One-Act Play Advances to UIL Regional Contest

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BY AFRAM | AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS

Apr 17, 2016 Leticia Fehling Awards, Carver HS, District, Eisenhower Area, School


The theater troupe’s production of author Lorraine Hansberry’s life is a hit with judges.

The cast and crew of Carver HS’ production of “To Be Young, Gifted and Black: A Portrait of Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words.” Hansberry is known for writing her 1957 play “A Raisin in the Sun.”


The Carver High School recently competed at the UIL One-Act Play Area Competition. The judges advanced the troupe’s play to the regional contest.

The play is To Be Young, Gifted and Black: A Portrait of Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words. Hansberry is known for writing her 1957 play A Raisin in the Sun. The play made Hansberry the first black author of a show.

The regional event is April 23 at San Jacinto College-Central Campus in Pasadena. The contest starts at 12:30 p.m. Carver will be the second performance on the schedule.

Individuals interested in seeing the school’s performance should plan to arrive around 1 p.m. The cost of admission is $10. The Carver troupe will kick things off by being the first to perform.

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