Thursday, January 20, 2011

Ann Kathryn Flagg

Born in Charleston, West Virginia and a graduate of West Virginia State College, Ann Kathryn Flagg (1924-1970) was first a high school teacher before coming to Karamu House in 1952 to be Director of the Children's Theatre. In Cleveland she performed the title roles of Antigone and Lysistrata
Jet Magazine, February 20, 1964
"Great Gettin' Up Mornin" drama by Negro playwright Ann Flagg on Repertoire Workshop (Saturday, February 15 at 2:30 p.m., EST) on CBS-TV
The American Alliance for Theater & Education currently awards the Ann Flagg Multicultural Award to "an individual, organization or company making significant contributions to the field of theatre/drama for youth or arts education dealing with multicultural issues and/or reaching diverse audiences and constituencies."

The West Virginia Encyclopedia
Jet Magazine
American Alliance for Theatre & Education

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