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“Nina Simone: Four Women”

November 29, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$40 to $90

Nina Simone’s 1966 song “Four Women” paints intimate portraits of a quartet of African-American characters. Now playwright Christina Ham has turned those stories into a theatrical work with songs, opening here after a run in Minneapolis. Four Women is set in the ruins of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church, where four girls died in a 1963 Klan bombing. The horrific event pushed Simone toward activism; in the play, it bonds the characters together.

Details

Date:
November 29, 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$40 to $90
Event Category:

Venue

1101 Sixth Street SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States
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Phone:
202-554-9066

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