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Wickham Ave: A Celebration of Local Black Music History

January 17, 2013 - 10:00am

Truth and Freedom - A Community Legacy Play written by local Playwright Crystal Sessoms, returns to the Ella Fitzgerald Theater Stage, for a special performance just for NNPS.

Set in the dramatic backdrop of civil rights protests, Sessoms creatively shares the extraordinary lives of Newport News community icons:  C. Waldo Scott, Jessie Rattley, L. Marian Poe, Thaddeus Hayes, Pearl Bailey, Ella Fitzgerald, The Boodah Brothers, Thomas Newsome, Frankie Faison, Dorie Miller and James A. Fields in video, dance, dramatic interpretation and song.

Showtime: 10:00am (NNPS Only. For more information, call 247-8950)

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