About "1619: The Journey of a People"
August 20, 2019 is the 400-year anniversary of the date when the first enslaved Africans were brought to the shores of this nation. The multi-disciplinary theater experience of 1619: The Journey of a People is expressed through three modern characters in a series of performance pieces  that will leave audiences both inspired and challenged about the progress of America’s African sons and daughters. The production of 1619 … features a dynamic cast of singers, actors, spoken word artists, and dancers who reflect on the past while tackling critical contemporary social issues. With an appeal for all ages, this production reminds us that on the other side of the trial lies greatness.

Upcoming Juneteenth performance:

Monday June 19th 1:30pm Logan Center for the Performing Arts @The University of Chicago 915 E. 60th St.

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