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Our Story!

Our Story is a musical theater production highlighting scenes from historical and current events significant to African-American history.

By OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, March 25 · 3 - 5pm EDT


Strand Theatre 543 Columbia Road Boston, MA 02125

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

Our Story, written, produced and directed by Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga, is a compilation of poetry, dance, music and scenes from historical and current events significant to African and African-American history. This special performance will feature actors from local colleges, high schools, and middle schools along with OrigiNation’s professional youth dance companies. The audience will experience a variety of emotions from laughter to tears as we remember, learn and celebrate the importance of African-American history.

Approximate running time: 2 hours with a 20- minute intermission.

Masks are not mandatory, but strongly encouraged.

WARNING: There is a lynching scene in the production which may not be suitable for children under 12.

About the organizer

Founded in 1994, OrigiNation's mission is to utilize innovative dance instruction, performance opportunities, and other effective strategies to promote self-esteem, leadership development, physical fitness and self-sufficiency among youth ages 2-18.  ​We provide a safe environment for Boston's young people to learn and flourish. We also raise awareness about the influences of African Culture in the performing arts and share cultural experiences between Boston youth and youth from different parts of Africa.