1619: The Journey of a People

August 20, 2019 represents the 400-year anniversary of the first enslaved Africans arriving on the shores of this nation. "1619: The Journey of a People" is a dynamic theatrical exploration of the 400-year journey of African Americans. Told through the eyes of three modern characters and a series of performance pieces, this multi-disciplinary theater experience will leave audiences both inspired and challenged about the progress of America’s African sons and daughters. "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.

Thursday, October 20 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Egyptian Theatre
135 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115

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