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First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune

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The West End Theatre at The Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew

263 West 86th Street

New York, NY 10024

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"First By Faith: The Life of Mary McLeod Bethune”

written and performed by Richarda Abrams

Director: Dina Vovsi

Music Director Amina Claudine Myers

Costume Consultant Sally Lesser

Lighting Designer Alex Moore

Lighting/Sound Board Operator: Brittani Murphy

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June 28, 2019—July 21, 2019

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The West End Theatre at The Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew

263 West 86th Street, 2nd floor
New York City

General Admission: $25.00
Seniors/Students: $14.00

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Friday, June 28th 7:30 pm previews

Saturday, June 29th 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm previews

Sunday, June 30th 2:00 pm opening with reception after the performance

Friday, July 5th 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 6th 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Sunday, July 7th 2:00 pm

Wednesday July 10th 7:30 pm (Mary McLeod Bethune’s Birthday Celebration Show)

Thursday July 11th 7:30 pm
Friday, July 12th 7:30 pm
Saturday July 13th 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Sunday July 14th 2:00 pm

Thursday, July 18th 7:30 pm
Friday, July 19th 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 20th 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Sunday, July 21st 2:00 pm

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Richarda Abrams is an award-winning actress/singer/playwright, and daughter of the late Dr. Muhal Richard Abrams musician/composer/visionary/co-founder of the Association For The Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). Richarda developed and workshopped First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune over a six-year period at New Federal Theatre’s Playwright’s Workshop, League of Professional Theatre Women’s Julia’s Reading Room, and at New York City’s Actors Studio. Debuting at the 2018 United Solo Theatre Festival winning the Best Educational Show Award and rave reviews.

This show explores Mary McLeod Bethune’s personal journey from an uneducated child to a world-renowned educator, humanitarian, civil rights activist, stateswoman and philanthropist. Abrams uses storytelling, song, and humor to transcend time and gender, as Mary returns to earth to share one last lesson.

Review in AllAboutSolo.com By Mehr Gunawardena

https://allaboutsolo.com/the-life-of-mary-mcleod-bethune-brings-her-audience-to-spiritual-heights/

#PersonOfChange: An interview with Richarda Abrams by Antonio Minino

“I grew up in an artistic household surrounded by music, art and drama.”

https://medium.com/@AntonioMinino/personofchange-an-interview-with-richarda-abrams-f9ed77058180

First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC. First By Faith: The Life of Mary McLeod Bethune is a fiscally sponsored project of New York Foundation for the Arts.

For additional info:

www.FirstByFaith.com

instagram:@firstbyfaith

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The West End Theatre is ADA accessible.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All audiences, Seniors/Students must show valid ID

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

1 Train to 86th St./#104 #11 buses

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

rprmanagement@att.net

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

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263 West 86th Street

New York, NY 10024

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