Liberated Muse Arts Group and the Alexandria Public Library system presents the third show of our 2013 season of “In Her Words”
“In Her Words” is a musical theatrical presentation examining the lives of artists Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Zora Neale Hurston and Lucille Clifton — creative women who used their artistic prowess to ignite and support social and political movements. Music and spoken monologue from the legendary women, culled from transcripts of speeches, autobiographical excerpts and interviews. Written and directed by playwright Khadijah Ali-Coleman (me), and featuring Quineice, Naomi Rose, Lyn Artope, Anisha “Moon” Newbill, Nia Simmons and Colie Williams as poet Lucille Clifton.
Music accompaniment by the legendary bass player William “Spider” Henderson.
5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304