The Nature of Freedom: A Literary Commemoration of Juneteenth

Location: Museum

"The Nature of Freedom: A literary commemoration of Juneteenth" is a readers theater piece; a style of theater in which the actors present the script without costumes, scenery, or special lighting. Actors use only scripts and vocal expression to help the audience understand and follow the story. Sources are cited throughout the 35-minute act and include: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Langston Hughes, Harriet Tubman, Dr. Maya Angelou, Robert Smalls, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Henry Bibb. The play is directed by ALPLM actor, Reggie Guyton.

Performances will be in Union Theater:

Saturday, June 15 at 11 am

Wednesday June 19 at 11 am

Please note, there will also be a special evening performance. This is listed separately on our website.

Tickets are free with regular admission to the museum on June 15.  Tickets and admission are both free to the museum on June 19. 

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