The recent new play Red Velvet was based on an incident in the life of young black actor Ira Aldridge. For a limited period, STR members can enjoy a 25% discount on Boydell & Brewer’s books on Aldridge, including the first two volumes of Bernth Lindfors’ definitive biography, a wonderfully rich work of theatre history. The second volume, Ira Aldridge: The Vagabond Years, covers his years touring the UK and Ireland, where he impressed audi-ences with his virtuosity and versatility. Quote reference 13024 at the checkout to receive the discount.
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