Ain’t I A Woman!
A chamber music theatre work for actress and trio (cello, piano & percussion), Ain’t I a Woman! celebrates the life and times of four powerful African American women: renowned novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, ex-slave and fiery abolitionist Sojourner Truth, exuberant folk artist Clementine Hunter, and fervent civil rights worker Fannie Lou Hamer. With text is by Kim Hines, the musical score is drawn from the heartfelt spirituals and blues of the Deep South, the urban vitality of the Jazz Age, and contemporary concert music by African Americans, including composer Diane Monroe. Ain’t I a Woman! is a joyful exploration of the trials and triumphs of four passionate and accomplished women.
There is a 10:00 a.m. abbreviated 50-minute show performance that focuses on education for primary and middle (and high school) students. Interested Central Kentucky School System educators should contact The Lyric Theatre directly for student pricing and the number of students expected to attend. Email the Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (859) 280-2201 for information.
When: Mar 5, 2020