by Cheryl L. West
directed by Joy Vandervort-Cobb
October 12-23, 2022
Live in the Pamela Brown Auditorium
Co-produced with Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre
Company (Atlanta, GA) and with the August Wilson African
American Cultural Center, City Theatre Company, and
DEMASKUS Theater Collective (Pittsburgh, PA)
This powerful performance celebrates the indomitable courage of civil rights hero Fannie Lou Hamer—a leader in the struggle for voting rights whose activism was infused with spirituals, protest songs, and the conviction that nobody’s free until everybody’s free. Inspired by her life story and filled with her music, FANNIE is a hopeful rallying cry that honors the spirit of a true revolutionary.
Tickets on sale to members now. Public on sale September 6.
Run Time: Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission
Content Warning: Production contains mature themes and descriptions of racially-motivated violence.
Age Recommendation: 10+
Grade Recommendation: Middle/High School (Grades 6-12)
Open Caption Performances: Sunday, October 16 at 2 p.m., Thursday, October 20 at 7 p.m.* Learn More.
Student & Educator Nights Every Wednesday. Discounted tickets for students and educators are available for $15 plus fees.
Post-show Conversation Thursday, October 20. Following the 7pm performance on Thursday, October 20, join local activists in a discussion about the voting rights issues facing our communities in 2022.
Meet the Artists
*Open Captioning is available on your personal mobile device for the performance on October 16 at 2 p.m., Thursday, October 20 at 7 p.m. Any smartphone browser can access the transcription during the performance. The link to access the Captions will be available at the ticket scanning stations as you enter the theater.
Ticket On Sale Dates
For Members: July 12
For the General Public: September 6
$25 plus fees
Purple Members: $12.50 no fees
Red Members: $20 no fees
Blue Members: $25 no fees
Green Members: $25 plus fees
Student & Educator Wednesday Night Tickets: $15 plus fees