church hat


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a fanciful hat of the kind worn by Black women for Sunday worship

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Can Crowns, a musical about African-American women and their church hats, top the Asolo's runaway hit from last summer, the all-time best-selling Menopause the Musical?
The show, adapted by award-winning playwright and actress Regina Taylor (you may remember her from TV's I'll Fly Away or as Anita Hill in Strange Justice) from Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry's photo-essay book Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats, has been the most popular new musical to play regional theaters in the past two years.
SECCA will also honor Black women and their propensity for stylish church hats in its photo exhibit from the book Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats by photographer Michael Cunningham and writer Craig Marberry, both of Winston-Salem.
Cunningham, known for his mastery behind the lens, has published several coffee table books including Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats and Queens: Portraits of Black Women and their Fabulous Hair.
Wearing a hat is all about attitude, says Craig Marberry, author of the book Crowns, which examined the custom of church hats.
Crowns" was written and directed by Taylor, an artistic associate at Chicago's Goodman Theater, from a book of oral histories and photographs by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry called "Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats.
If you loved the book Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry, why not treat yourself to the calendar version this season?
Regina Taylor's celebration of Black women and their church hats.
Regina Taylor almost had it with this rousing gospel musical inspired, by "Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats," an arresting compilation of oral histories and black-and-white photographs of women in their churchgoing glory.
Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry (Doubleday, October 2000) has been optioned by Emily Mann of Princeton, New Jersey's McCarter Theatre.
Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry Forward by Maya Angelou Doubleday, October 2000, $27.