Black Women Walking is an award-winning, breathtaking theatrical production that combines monologues, 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 riveting theatrical production is packed with emotional power and shows any audience that the strength of women can only fully be realized and acknowledged in the present by looking back, embracing and celebrating the past.
what people are saying...
“Black Women Walking overwhelmed our audiences with a masterful combination of movement and digital storytelling that ended in a thunderous ovation. There's no wonder it won the coveted Festival Favorite Award for Best Play!”
— Toni Simmons Henson, Producing Director Atlanta Black Theatre Festival
“So, you think you know all about Black women and history? Well, here is the rest of the story! Riveting, powerful and thoroughly entertaining. “Black Women Walking” will have you wincing, smiling, and asking for more. It is a must for the entire family!”
— Dr. Jamise Liddell, Founder, Arizona Women In Media