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First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune written and performed by Richarda Abrams - Submitted by Richarda Abrams
June 28 @ 7:30 pm - July 21 @ 2:00 pm| $14 - $25
Developed in Julia’s Reading Room from 2015-2017, Performer/Playwright/Producer, former LPTW Board Member Richarda Abrams uses storytelling and song, transcending time and gender, explores Mary McLeod Bethune’s personal journey beginning as an uneducated child, to becoming a world renown educator and humanitarian, as she returns to earth sharing one last lesson. Winner of the 2018 United Solo Theatre Festival’s “Best Educational Show Award”. First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC. First By Faith: The Life of Mary McLeod Bethune is a fiscally sponsored project of New York Foundation for the Arts.
“First By Faith: The Life of Mary McLeod Bethune”
written and performed by Richarda Abrams
Director: Dina Vovsi
Music Director: Amina Claudine Myers
Costume Designer: Sally Lesser
Lighting Designer: Alex Moore
Lighting/Sound Board Operator: Brittani Murphy
June 28, 2019—July 21, 2019
The West End Theatre at The Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew
263 West 86th Street, 2nd floor
New York City
General Admission: $25.00