BLACK WOMEN WALKING (A New American Play)

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BLACK WOMEN WALKING (A New American Play)

"A masterful combination of movement and digital storytelling that ended in a thunderous ovation." - Toni Simmons Henson, Atlanta BTF

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Phoenix Center for the Arts (Third Street Theater) 1202 North 3rd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Black Women Walking is an award-winning, breathtaking piece of theatre that combines spoken dialogue, movement, music, and multimedia to bring to life the stories of courageous black heroines who changed the course of American history.

Featuring an all-female cast, Black Women Walking weaves together an ensemble of lived experiences and perspectives that elicit from audiences' laughter, tears, and praises, as it journeys through the stories of Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Bessie Coleman, Fannie Lou Hamer, Willie Mae Ford Smith, Ida B. Wells and so many more.

Don’t miss this celebration of women in American history!

“So, you think you know all about Black women and history? Well, here is the rest of the story! Riveting, powerful and thoroughly entertaining. “Black Women Walking” will have you wincing, smiling, and asking for more. It is a must for the entire family!”— Dr. Jamise Liddell, Founder, Arizona Women In Media
“These women are warriors and survivors. Theirs is a story that needs to be told!”— Neal A. Lester, Ph.D., Director, Arizona State University Project Humanities

ALL-FEMALE CAST

Storyteller #1.......................LINDA ARROYO

Sister Elizabeth....................JERI WHITE

Sojourner Truth....................ADORA LEWIS

Ida B. Wells..........................ASHANTI FILES

Harriet Tubman....................JERI WHITE

Mary McLeod Bethune..........CHERYL BANKS

Zora Neale Hurston..............ASHANTI FILES

Storyteller #2.......................LORRAINE TAYLOR

Marian Anderson..................NADARI HOCKENHULL

Bessie Coleman....................ALICIA D. JOHNSON

Willie Mae Ford Smith..........JANICE JACKSON

Rosa Parks............................DEBORAH MARGOLIS

Fannie Lou Hamer................CHERYL BANKS

Wilma Rudolph....................ALICIA D. JOHNSON

Dancer.................................NICOLE LOVE

Dancer..................................KENNEDY CLEMONS

CREATIVES

Author...........................KAREN F. WILLIAMS

Director/Adaptor...........KEVVIN L. TAYLOR

Producer........................SEEK FIRST ENTERTAINMENT

Stage Manager..............AIYANA GAITHER BATTLE

Choreographer...............NICOLE LOVE

Costume Designer.........BURNIECE LYTLE

BOX OFFICE

Doors for Black Women Walking open 1 hour prior to the performance start time.

There’s a $5.00 extra charge for all tickets sold at the door

Children under the age of 4 are free.

GROUP SALES

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, hosting clients or employees. Bring your group of ten (10) or more to an evening performance of Black Women Walking and enjoy group benefits. Please email seekfirstentertainmentinfo@gmail.com for details on group rates.

Group ticket rates are typically 10% off the regularly priced ticket, with special offers for students, teachers, and educators, and verified 501c3 non-profits.

HEALTH & SAFETY

For all performances, masks are not required, but strongly encouraged. In keeping with guidance from the city, state, and federal officials, proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer required for access to Phoenix Center for the Arts.

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