Celebrating & Sending Love to Our Black Neighbors


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FEBRUARY, 2021

Happy February!

Our mission is to provide arts access and education to children of all colors, shapes, sizes, abilities, ad backgrounds. We seek to elevate our black community every day, and this month we're focusing on acknowledging and honoring Black History Month. Check out our list of books and plays by black artists, and join us in celebrating and sending love to our black neighbors!

* Please note, some shows listed below may not be appropriate for audiences under 13.


BLACK-CENTRIC PLAYS & PLAYWRIGHTS

• A Raisin in the Sun – Lorraine Hansberry

• The Piano Lesson – August Wilson

• For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf – Ntozake Shange

• To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee, Aaron Sorkin

BLACK-CENTRIC POETS & BOOKS

• Maya Angelou (poet)• Amanda Gorman (poet)

• Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, by Carole Boston Weatherford

• Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, by Vashti Harrison

• Mae Among the Stars, by Roda Ahmed

• Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly

BLACK CENTRIC MUSICALS

• The Color Purple

• Hairspray

• The Wiz

• Ain't Misbehavin'

• Once on This Island

• Big River

• Dreamgirls