CONYERS, GA—Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts to host a special live performance of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre. The production will be held on March 2, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., at the Rockdale Career Academy Theater, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers.
Based on the book and lyrics by Douglas Jones and music by Ron Barnett, this stirring drama celebrates the adventurous life of this great American hero who freed herself and hundreds of other people from the bonds of slavery. Share in the joys, sorrows, and challenges of Harriet as she and her friend, Sarah Bradford, narrate the adventurous life of this brave woman who changed the world through her courage. This accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson is in turns inspiring, heartwarming, and comical – full of good humor, determination, and inspiration. You will find a new appreciation for Harriet Tubman and a deeper understanding of her times.
Student Study Guide from Virginia Repertory Theatre
Guide to the Spirituals in the Play from Virginia Repertory Theatre
This performance is brought to you by CRCA, Rockdale County Public Schools and Rockdale Career Academy. It will be streamed to numerous classrooms throughout the county. It is supported in part by a grant from Georgia Presenters and The Fox Theatre Institute.
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
Time: 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Tickets: $5 at the door
Location: Rockdale Career Academy Theater
1064 Culpepper Drive
Conyers, Georgia 30094