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Discovery Theater: Going the Distance

Fri Feb 21, 2020
11:30am to 12:00pm
5-12
$3-$8

Race to the finish line with two black Olympians who changed history. Soaring music and the exhilaration of world-class sports motivate viewers to greatness in this vivid portrayal of the lives of Jesse Owens and Wilma Rudolph. Join them as they them overcome childhood illness, infirmity, and poverty to become the world’s fastest man and woman, winning the greatest honor in all athletics: the Olympic gold medal. The John Cornelius II score speaks to the heart and soul of the winner in all of us.

Everyone must have a ticket to enter; including children under the age of 2 (select ‘Child Under 2’ from ticket price types).


S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Freer Gallery of Art
Washington, DC 20560
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