Coretta Scott King and the Fight for Freedom at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 17

Coretta Scott King and the Fight for Freedom at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 17

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Midweek Matinee
Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at 10:15 am & 12 noon
Coretta Scott King and the Fight for Freedom

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Art Reach presents a drama with music about the life of the woman behind Dr. Martin Luther King. Born in Alabama, Coretta Scott King overcame childhood racism and adversity in the segregated South. A talented singer, she graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. As Dr. King’s wife, the “First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement” often used her singing voice to inspire people to act. After Dr. King’s 1968 assassination, she took on a major leadership role in the movement. An author, public speaker, singer, and activist, she inspired the nation and the world.
Curriculum Connections: American history, social studies, civics and politics, music, language arts and self-esteem
Recommended for grades 3-8 Tickets: $8; $6/groups of 20 or more

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