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2017 One Commission Black History Month Celebration

Celebrate Black History Month 2017 with
Voices in the Dark

Take a moving walk through history with this
M-NCPPC theatrical production

Details:

Voices in the DarkVoices in the Dark February 3 – two performances at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park [Directions]

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$10 per ticket

Tickets are available for purchase from The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.

Ticket Office: 301.405.2787 (ARTS) | Main Office: 301.405.7794
* All M-NCPPC Commission Employees receive FREE admission


Background:

In honor of the 2017 celebration of Black History Month, for the first time ever before public audiences, the Commission will present the theatrical production Voices in the Dark, a play written, produced, and performed largely by Commission staff at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Maryland.

The play is based off of more than 2,300 interviews conducted by President Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration (WPA) with former slaves. Their stories became known as the WPA Slave Narratives that are housed in the Library of Congress. These stories have been brought to life on the stage in a moving walk through history in the Voices in the Dark production.

This play is a one-day featured presentation at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center consisting of two performances on February 3, 2017. A light reception is included with admission to the first show and will be hosted after the first performance for guest to meet the performers and provide our sponsors an opportunity to share information.

Questions or comments? Contact Producer/Director Darrell Godfrey: Darrell.Godfrey@montgomeryplanning.org