1001 Black Inventions – The Musical
Shows: Friday & Saturday, August 9, 10, 16 & 17 @ 7pm and Sunday, August 11 & 18 @ 2pm.
Tickets: $15 Student, $35 Adult; see below for special offers. Buy tickets here.
Description: $15 Student (Prince George’s County Public School students with a valid student ID or report card admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult and a canned food donation.) $35 Adult (Prince George’s County Public Schools staff free with valid ID and canned food donation.) $50 Partner (As a partner you will be joining QuietFire in finding, hiring and producing new and upcoming Talent. Your investment will be used as seed money to fund such projects as 1001 Black Inventions “the Musical.” In addition, you will receive: Free admission to all shows; VIP ID; Free admission to cast party; Announcements to all upcoming events; Automatic hire of all artists recommended by you; Official Recognition in show programs) “1001 Inventions” is a play that features the lives of brilliant men and women, then takes you into the Twilight Zone, a typical American family attempting to survive in a world without inventions created by Africans and African Americans. Audiences laugh themselves into the realization that Black ingenuity is an integral part of their everyday lives.
“The program was extremely entertaining, touching, and educational for adults of all ages and cultures. So well supported that we would like to have you back.”
Nalda Callender, Program Coordinator – National Congress of Black Women Foundation, Vancouver Canada
1001 Inventions – “Laced with humor and peppered with music… the historical figures show students they can be anything regardless of the restrictions placed on them.” Jocelyn Stewart – Los Angeles Times