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WURD Speaks Featuring "The Mountaintop" & Black Power Babies
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 3:00 PM (EST)
An Intergenerational Discussion Exploring Living the Legacy of a Movement.
Memphis – April 3, 1968. A gripping re-imagining of the events taking place the night before the assassination of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After delivering his magnificent and memorable “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, an exhausted and defeated Dr. King retires to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel where he encounters a mysterious and spirited stranger as an epic storm rages outside.
Black Power Babies
An Intergenerational Discussion Exploring Living the Legacy of a Movement
Black Power Babies are the children of men and women active in the black power movement of the 60s -70s that are now leaders in all aspects of society – business, arts, politics, academia, and beyond. Join us as we have multiple parent-child pairs that will give personal accounts and insight on the movement and it’s lasting effects on the world.
This panel discussion will immediately follow “The Mountaintop” performance.
Black Power Babies is a Sun In Leo Production that had it's debut in Brooklyn, NY
After the eye-opening experience of “The Mountaintop” and the riveting WURD Speaks discussion on Black Power Babies, we will have a VIP reception where you can unwind with food and cocktails. You’ll have the chance to talk with family, friends and those involved with the production about your experience viewing The Mountaintop and Black Power Babies! If you would like to attend, please purchase the VIP Admission & Reception ticket for $75.
Things to keep in mind
- Admission tickets grant you access to The Mountaintop performance and the WURD Speaks Symposium immediately following
- WURD MEMBERS, PLEASE CALL THE STATION BETWEEN 9-5 TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS!!!
- VIP Admission tickets grant you access to The Mountaintop performance, WURD Speaks Symposium and VIP reception with food and cocktails
- Tickets to this particular performance and event are only available through WURD and not the Philadelphia Theater Company
- Seating assignments will be given out within a week of your ticket purchase
- This is by far one of the best Black History experiences in Philadelphia