Living History Series
Below we provide a brief description of our touring productions in the Living History Series. Although we list specific age groups, all of our works have and can be performed for audiences of all ages.
This theatre piece relives the life and times of nine historical civil rights figures, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall and others. Through stirring monologues, scenes, and vignettes, all of these characters are brought to life by three actors. This production contains gospel music and other songs made popular by the era.
Social Studies, Theatre, English, Civics, U.S. History, African American Studies, Communications
40 minute performance, grades 6-adult; post show workshop available
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Written by Dexter J. Singleton, music by Jenny Nelson
This play features original music, song, stylized movement, spoken word and three actors playing more than two dozen roles. About the story of La Amistad, its deck revolt and Connecticut trials of the Africans onboard, this new production is a fresh retelling of a piece of America’s history.
U.S. History, Cultural Diversity, Social Studies, Language Arts, Theatre
45 minute performance, grades 4-adult