BLACK WOMEN WALKING synopsis
BLACK WOMEN WALKING is a 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. This award-winning play is packed with emotional power and shows any audience that the strength of black women can only fully be realized and acknowledged in the present by looking back and embracing and celebrating the past.
Written by Karen F. Williams
Adapted and directed by Kevvin L. Taylor