New York University
Tisch School of the Arts
Mary Schmidt Campbell, Dean
|Institute of Performing Arts
||Department of Drama|
|Allyson Green, Associate Dean
||Louis Scheeder, Interim Chair
Written by Regina Taylor
Directed by Delroy Lindo
Set in post-World War II America, Oo-Bla-Dee follows four black female musicians who dream of hitting it big in the world of bebop music. As they strive to find an outlet for their sound, the band of black musicians struggles to rise above the constraints of racism and sexism. A winner of the American Critics’ Association new play award, Regina Taylor’s Oo-Bla-Dee mixes naturalism and expressionism, comedy and tragedy, classical and bebop, presenting what the Chicago Tribune called a "jazzy mélange" of powerful theater.
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NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama
The Department of Drama is dedicated to providing students with the artistic and intellectual foundations necessary for a successful life in the professional theatre and allied disciplines.