Freedom Riders

By: Tom Quinn
Play #: 1773
Pages: 40 pgs
Cast: 2 m, 2 w (playing 18 roles)
Freedom Riders is set in 1961 as two young women from Harvard try to decide if they should join the Freedom Rides of the 1960s. As you travel along you will meet Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Bobby Kennedy, Theodore Roosevelt, W.E.B. Dubois and many others who fought both for and against our nation's struggle for Civil Rights. Experience sit-ins and lunch counters and the dark days of Jim Crow. Learn the history as four performers bring this struggle alive though the words of historical figures, song, and recreations. The struggle for Freedom is the struggle of all Americans to accept our differences and celebrate the triumph of freedom. The Freedom Riders helped show America the way and can inspire young people today to see the value of freedom and the courage it takes to make a difference. Ideal for Black History month observances.
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Productions

COLGAN HIGH SCHOOL 4 Performance(s)
MANASSAS, VA 2/15/2018
NEW HOME BAPTIST CHURCH 1 Performance(s)
LANDOVER, MD 2/12/2018
OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL 1 Performance(s)
OXFORD, AL 3/9/2017
WEST BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL 2 Performance(s)
SHALLOTTE, NC 3/9/2017
WEST BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL 2 Performance(s)
SHALLOTTE, NC 2/22/2017
DUNBAR MAGNET SCHOOL 1 Performance(s)
MOBILE, AL 10/15/2015
FRANCIS SCOTT KEY MIDDLE SCHOO 1 Performance(s)
SILVER SPRING, MD 3/6/2015
AUTAUGAVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 1 Performance(s)
AUTAUGAVILLE, AL 2/24/2012
ROXBORO MIDDLE SCHOOL 1 Performance(s)
SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH 2/22/2012
DUTCHTOWN HIGH SCHOOL 1 Performance(s)
MCDONOUGH, GA 2/16/2012
MONROE MIDDLE SCHOOL 2 Performance(s)
MONROE, NC 2/15/2012
INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST 1 Performance(s)
GARY, IN 1/12/2012
EAST RIDGE HIGH SCH0OL 1 Performance(s)
CLERMONT, FL 3/18/2010
JONESBORO HODGE HIGH SCHOOL 2 Performance(s)
JONESBORO, LA 2/26/2010
PS 189 - THE BILINGUAL CENTER 1 Performance(s)
BROOKLYN, NY 2/1/2009

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