TURNING 15 ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM

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Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom tells the moving, true story of Lynda Blackmon, one of the youngest participants in the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965.  Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lowery fought alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. to secure the right to vote for African-Americans.Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom tells the moving, true story of Lynda Blackmon, one of the youngest participants in the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965.  Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lowery fought alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. to secure the right to vote for African-Americans.

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Featuring: Damaras Obi as Lynda Blackmon
Developed for the stage by Ally Sheedy
Directed by Fracaswell Hyman
Music Director Joshuah Campbell
Produced by Miranda Barry and Amy Sprecher
Based upon the award-winning book
by Lynda Blackmon Lowery
as told to Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley

 

Photo credit: Mark Greenberg