Women’s History Month Celebration – Performance: Storms Weathered

Women’s History Month Celebration – Performance: Storms Weathered

When:
March 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm America/New York Timezone
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Where:
Main Library, 2nd Fl. Centennial Hall
Newark Public Library
5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:

Centennial Hall
2:00 – 4:30 pm

Performance: Storms Weathered
A musical performance and fictional discussion between four of the most renowned women in blues and jazz history – Billie Holiday, Josephine Baker, Bessie Smith and Ethel Waters. Four women, four conversations, revealing and exploring the legacy successes, struggles and survival they all experienced. Starring Patricia Walton as Billie Holiday, Phyliss Balnford as Josephine Baker, Omisanya Karade as Ethel Waters and Ife Basim as Bessie Smith.