24th Street Theatre’s Saturday Explorer Series

Sat Oct 1, 2022
Various times
8 and up
$5; Residents of neighboring University Park area: $2.40

24th Street Theatre’s “Saturday Explorer Series” for young audiences  features professional storytellers who share tales from around the globe.

Performance Schedule:

Oct. 1:  Alien Citizen: An Earth Odyssey:  Elizabeth Liang, a dual citizen of mixed heritage who grew up in Central America, North Africa, the Middle East and New England, shares humorous stories about language confusion, racial ambiguity, first love, culture shock, Clark Gable and sandstorms.

Oct. 8: The Good Boy:  Michael Bonnabel uses American Sign Language, speech and song to recount the funny and moving story of his life in 1960s Pasadena, where he was raised by two complicated and loving deaf parents.

 Oct. 15: Forgotten Heroes, Stories that Sing  Victoria Burnett incorporates movement and music to present the true stories of three African American “Buffalo Soldiers” who sacrificed their lives to serve and protect the U.S. after the end of the Civil War— including Cathay Williams, better known as William Cathay, who was the only Black female Buffalo Soldier to serve in the 38th U.S. Infantry before her discharge in 1868, when it was discovered she was a woman.

Oct. 22: Pieces of Me Joe Hernández-Kolski’s hip-hop theater piece is inspired by his personal experiences growing up in Chicago as a Polish-Mexican American heavy metal headbanger who attended a Black high school. 

Recommended for audiences 8 and up. All audience members over the age of two are required to be masked while in the theater for performances, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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