School Performance

Date: Fri, January 17, 2020
Showtime: 10:00am


Price: $7 each

This original one-woman play dramatizes Melba Patillo Beals’ searing memoir of the battle to integrate Little Rock’s Central High, through the lens of a contemporary young activist who questions: “What does a warrior look like? What is worth fighting for? Can a young person change the world?”

Employing sophisticated video technology, original music, spoken word, poetry, and prose, the show will be a catalyst for deeper discussion about social responsibility, civil discourse, social media, community engagement and freedom.

The show is a collaboration between The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, The University of Connecticut’s Department of Digital Media and Design, and TheaterWorksUSA.

Grades 6 through 12

Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts; Music; Technology; Social Studies

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