African Folktales

(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)

Black History

From the desert lands of the Sahara to the plains of the Serengeti to Mount Kilimanjaro and beyond – join a variety of characters from a wide range of cultures in stories that celebrate the various folk tale traditions of the continent of Africa. African music helps to set the stage for these energetic stories. Our stories include Anansi, porquoi tales and many facts and figures about this incredible continent.

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Black History Hall of Fame

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 5th)

Black History, History and Social Studies

So many amazing Americans and so little time to meet them all! Follow us on this amazing journey through Black History as we meet Maya Angelou, Aretha Franklin, Mae Jemison, the Buffalo Soldiers and more. A fast-paced adventure sure to delight any audience, see why Black History Hall of Fame has come to be one of our audiences’ favorite shows of all time!

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Black History Heroes, Soldiers & Spies

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

History is filled with Black American heroes and in this production audiences learn the stories of some of the most amazing figures like Colonel Charles Young of the Buffalo Soldiers, the Tuskegee Airmen as they take flight to help achieve victory in World War II, and Mary Elizabeth Bowser, whose work as a spy helped the Union during the Civil War. An exciting and interactive production that is sure to intrigue young and old alike!

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Frederick Douglass

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History

We’re thrilled to be bringing back one of our favorite heroes from Black History. Frederick Douglass’ life story is truly awe inspiring. From his escape on a Maryland plantation, to his days as a newspaper publisher, to his role as a presidential advisor, Douglass promoted education as the key to success and bravely fought to make America a better place for all. This production celebrates the power of education and how each of us can accomplish whatever we set our hearts to.

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Freedom Songs: The Music of Black History

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

From the work songs of the fields of people who were enduring the bonds of slavery, to Ragtime, Jazz, R&B, and the inspired spirituals of the Civil Rights movement, this play follows the compelling story of the role that music played in the history of Black Americans. Meet incredible Americans like Scott Joplin, Billy Holladay, Little Richard and more in a tale that is sure to intrigue audiences of all ages!

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George Washington Carver & Friends

(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)

Black History, History and Social Studies, STEM

Black History heroes laid the groundwork for some of the most amazing discoveries of the modern era, especially when it comes to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Hosted by the incredible scientist, George Washington Carver, a man who invented thousands of uses for the lowly peanut, this show introduces students to other incredible scientists, entrepreneurs and groundbreakers from Black History. Meet Madame CJ Walker, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall and more!

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Heroes of the Underground Railroad

(Best for Grades 2nd - 6th)

Black History, History and Social Studies

During one of the darkest periods of American History, thousands of enslaved people undertook a harrowing journey to find freedom. That story comes to life in Heroes of the Underground Railroad. This play highlights several of the heroic stories of the brave men and women who dared to escape slavery, and the abolitionists who risked everything to aid them along the way.  Your audiences will be amazed at the heroics of Harriet Tubman, Henry “Box” Brown, Frederick Douglass, Levi Coffin, and John Parker in this incredible show of true American Heroes.

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Jackie Robinson

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 5th)

Black History, Health and Wellness, History and Social Studies

Jackie Robinson’s number “42” has come to symbolize the triumph of the human spirit over incredible odds. This biographical tale follows the life of Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to cross the color lines in the Major Leagues. A real-life hero and a tribute to the power of persistence and determination in the face of adversity, see why Jackie Robinson has inspired so many people both in and out of sports!

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Let Freedom Ring: Music & Poetry of Black History

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History

Perhaps never has language been used more thoughtfully or effectively than by those who fought for freedom and the equal rights of all people. Experience these uniquely powerful and beautiful words and melodies in this moving show which celebrates the authors and brings them to life on the stage. Meet important characters like Maya Angelou, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth and many more who lent their voices to this important and inspiring tale – the tale of Freedom.

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Let it Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement 1955-1968

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

This powerful production will introduce audiences to poignant events and notable names of the Civil Rights Movement. This acclaimed show focuses on the tumultuous years between 1955 and 1968 and shines a light on important milestone in our history, including: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the SCLC, Brown v. Board of Education, Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and more come to life in this powerful tale. Through stories and song, Let It Shine shows the high price that was paid by those who fought for equal rights during this turbulent time.

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Meet Dr. King

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 5th)

Black History, History and Social Studies

One of our most popular productions, Meet Dr. King is a wonderful introduction to the life and work of one of America’s most influential men. This show is perfect for younger audiences, serving to introduce students to major concepts of Black History like freedom, integration and equality. Meet Dr. King helps young people begin to understand the importance of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement. Follow along as the play takes us from Dr. King’s life as just a young boy experiencing racism for the first time, to meeting his wife, Coretta, to becoming a pastor and finally a national inspiration.

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North by Night: More Heroes of the Underground Railroad

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History

Follow the journey of brave men and women who risked it all to travel north and help others escape the terrors of slavery. The story of the Underground Railroad is one of hope and courage and it reveals the bravery of humanity in the face of life-threatening consequences. Meet some familiar names and many more who have gone largely unnoticed by history – until now! This show features William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Lloyd Garrison, Robert Smalls and more.

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North Star

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

This engaging production celebrates the life and work of America’s most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad. From her earliest days on a Maryland plantation to her own journey to freedom, we get to see an up close and personal glimpse into the courageous life of Harriet Tubman. Her unmatched and daring 19 trips to help complete strangers make their way to freedom is just one piece of the amazing things she accomplished. This show celebrates the life of Harriet Tubman and her work as conductor, spy and true American hero.

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Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

One of Black History’s most influential Civil Rights Leaders, the life and story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of both triumph and tragedy. Learn how Dr. King came to be such a prominent leader in this dramatic show. Follow Dr. King’s life from his time as a young boy in Georgia, to becoming a preacher in Alabama, to becoming an important figure on the international stage. A powerful and impactful story, audiences will come to recognize that the Civil Rights won during Dr. King’s time came with a heavy price.

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The Greatest: Sports Heroes A to Z

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 5th)

Black History, Health and Wellness, History and Social Studies

This exciting, energetic production celebrates some of the greatest sports heroes of all time! Young audiences will be introduced to a ton of amazing athletes including Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Peyton Manning, Jackie Robinson and many more. This fun and engaging revue of the world’s greatest sports heroes includes fun facts and important lessons about perseverance, health, wellness and integrity. Your young audience will be cheering for more by the end of this adventure in sports from A to Z!

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