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Oriental America
(ca. 1896)



Poster for Oriental America

John William Isham (Book, Lyrics)

November, 1896

           The first show to appear on Broadway with an all-African American cast. It was a song and dance revue based on the minstrel show format. Isham had some African-American ancestry but was fair-skinned and often passed for white.
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