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NC Black Rep: International Black Theatre Festival: Who Will Sing for Lena? & The Claudette Colvin Story

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Who Will Sing for Lena?

A captivating one-woman show about Lena Mae Baker. It follows Lena, a Black housemaid, working in 1940s rural Georgia, and how her dream was deferred by the times she lived in. Written by Janice Liddell. Directed by Sal Jones. Performed by Jes Washington. (Larry Leon Hamlin Solo Performance Series, General Audience)

The Claudette Colvin Story

  1. Before Rosa and Martin made their entrance, there was Claudette Colvin, a 15 year old who stood for justice by staying seated. With Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth on her shoulders, 83 year old Claudette shares her powerful, and often overlooked story. Written by two-time Obie Award winner Stephanie Berry and Lawrence Floyd. Directed by Bianca Laverne Jones. (Larry Leon Hamlin Solo Performance Series, General Audience


Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
251 N. Spruce Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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