The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963
Family Day Performances:
Sunday, October 6 & 13, 2013
School Day Performances:
October 7 - 24, 2013 at 10:00am & 12:30pm
Home School Day:
October 10, 2013 (12:30pm performance only)
Sign Language Day:
October 11, 2013 (12:30pm performance only)
Story by: Christopher Paul Curtis
Adapted for the stage by: Reginald Andre Jackson
An Alabama premiere! Part of BCT’s youth-centered contribution to the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of Birmingham’s impact on Civil Rights in 1963.Based upon a deeply moving story and characters depicted in the novel of the same title, the play chronicles a lengthy stay in Birmingham, Alabama, by the Watson family of Flint, Michigan, which coincided with a moment in world history: the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. The Christopher Paul Curtis novel was both a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honor Book, and a New York Times Review Best Book.
Tickets: Season Ticket Memberships available. Single Tickets to Family Day Performances on sale September 1, 2013. General Admission pricing: Adult, $11; Child, $9.
Recommended for: 2nd-8th Grades, or children ages 6-12.