Gee’s Bend –
A staged reading.
By Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder
Directed by Paige Tufford
Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, 25-26 @ 8 p.m.
LCC Black Box Theatre
Gannon Building – Room 1422
Masks are required for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status.
Gee's Bend depicts the turbulent history of African-Americans in the 20th century by focusing on a single family in the real community of Gee's Bend, AL, which is now famous for the beautiful quilts created by the women who grew up there. Gospel songs weave in and out of this hauntingly beautiful work.
The cast includes Twyla Birdsong, Ny’Kieria Blocker and Jackson Schmitz; with vocalists Rose Jangmi Cooper and Karrington Kelsey.
$5 - students
$10 – general admission
Tickets sold at the door and online at https://secure.touchnet.com/C20118_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=40
LCC Performing Arts Production Office, 517-483-1122
For more information regarding Gee’s Bend: https://youtu.be/YHEqYVzSs7U