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Freedom Days - Collection / Anthology, Drama

Freedom Days

Steve Friedman

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Collection / Anthology, Drama

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780874408874

This collection of four interrelated short plays combines touching and powerful events from the Civil Rights Movement with the spiritual music from that era. Rather than reading from a history textbook, we relive the most turbulent years of our country's history.
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Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$75 with other plays in collection


Description

Collection / Anthology

Drama

Docudrama/Historic

60 minutes (1 hour)

Time Period - 1960s

Settings Of Play - Four stories set in the 60's. The set is a bare stage with a cloth backdrop.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Play w/ Music

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

TAGS

Politics, War

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

This collection of four interrelated short plays combines touching and powerful events from the Civil Rights Movement with the spiritual music from that era. Rather than reading from a history textbook, we relive the most turbulent years of our country's history.

Plays include:
Rudolph
Brenda
Myra

Clyde

Freedom Days was first presented by Modern Times Theater in Washington Square Church in February 1984. It was directed by Denny Oartridge with musical direction by Gene Glickman.
Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Expandable casting, Multicultural casting

CASTING NOTES

Cast, with doubling, consistes of one white male, one black male, one black female, and one white female.

1st Narrator - MIKE, FATHER, CLYDE
2nd Narrator - BRENDA, MOTHER, SONIA
3rd Narrator - VALERIE, MYRA, JESSIE
4th Narrator - RUDOLPH, OFFSTAGE VOICE, PRISONER, EJ

Rental Materials

VOCAL DEMANDS

Easy

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