Fannie - The Music And Life Of Fannie Lou Hamer

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Fannie: The Music And Life Of Fannie Lou Hamer

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. 

*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

Tickets
$25 plus fees

 

 

Member Tickets: 
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

 

 

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This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.