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.

MIRANDA BARRY (Producer/Executive Director Loire Valley Theater Festival) has produced a unique blend of entertainment and education across TV, film and theatre. Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom, which has been performed at Bridge Street Theater (Catskill, NY), Center at West Park (Manhattan, New York), and Ebony Repertory Theater (Los Angeles), is now touring with representation from Columbia Artists Theatricals. Previously, she was Global Creative Director for Sesame Street, Supervising Producer of Ghostwriter, and Director of Program Development for American Playhouse, where she worked on over 100 feature films and movies for television, many adapted from plays. She was Dramaturge at the National Playwright’s Conference, Story Editor at Sundance, and taught screenwriting at the Film School at Columbia University.

AMY SPRECHER (Producer) is a multi-award-winning and Emmy-nominated producer. Since 2000, Amy has led The Sprecher Company, a multi-media entertainment company offering management and producing services in all areas of entertainment media, with a specialty in family and kids content.  She has worked extensively in live entertainment, programming, production, development, gaming, acquisitions, home entertainment/digital streaming, licensing, marketing, community outreach and education. In addition to her passionate involvement with Turning 15, she has produced other live theater including the National Tour of Little House on the Prairie, The Musical. Other projects/clients/executive positions include PBS Distribution; Discovery Kids: Sesame Workshop: PolyGram Video: Lifetime Television; USA Home Entertainment; WGBH, Global Angel Ventures; Ohmland Holdings; and more.

COLUMBIA ARTISTS THEATRICALS /GARY McAVAY, PRESIDENT (Exclusive Tour Direction) continues to acquire, manage and distribute branded theatrical properties capable of moving among the week–long, split–week and one–nighter markets, and works closely with an international roster of artists, producers, managers, agents, venues and presenters to deliver hundreds of performances each year. info@broadwaycat.com or 917-206-4600