A Woman Named Truth at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 1

A Woman Named Truth at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 1

Midweek Matinee
A Woman Named Truth

Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

A great African American leader in the 1800s, Sojourner Truth was born a slave but was freed when she was in her 20s. As an abolitionist, religious leader, and advocate for women’s rights, she became a national figure. During the Civil War she aided the Union troops by bringing supplies, working in a hospital, counseling freed slaves, and encouraging soldiers with her sermons and hymns. You’ll be inspired by the life and work of this remarkable woman in this moving new play with music.

Recommended for Grades 4-7

Curriculum Connections: African American History, Character Education, Music, U.S. History, Women’s Studies

Tickets: $8/person; $6/person in groups of 20 or more

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