Black History Tour 01 | 2019

Shows by Category January 7, 2019 - March 16, 2019

Aesop’s Fables

(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)

Literature and Literacy

These fables from the legendary Greek storyteller Aesop, have been delighting young and old alike for thousands of years, and they still have a message for us today. Perfect for younger audiences, these classic tales entertain but also share a strong message about treating others fairly and knowing right from wrong. Stories like “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” “The Tortoise and The Hare,” and “The Lion and The Mouse” leave audiences with a message that is both timely, and timeless!

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Heroes of the Underground Railroad

(Best for Grades 2nd - 6th)

Black History, History and Social Studies

The harrowing journey that so many enslaved people undertook to find freedom comes to life in Heroes of  the Underground Railroad. This play highlights several of the fascinating 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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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 light on important milestone in our history, including: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the SCLC, Brown v. Board of Education, the Sit-In Movement, the Freedom Riders, the March on Washington, and the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Viewers can expect to meet important figures and hear inspiring songs of the era.

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