Monday Night Readers Series
A SONG FOR CORETTA
By Pearl Cleage
Directed By William Earl Ray
April 28,, 2022 7PM
Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (IFCC)
5340 North Interstate Ave.
A SONG FOR CORETTA premiered at Spelman College (February 15 – 18, 2007) as part of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of their drama department, which is where Ms. Cleage earned her undergraduate degree in theatre..
A Song for Coretta by Pearl Cleage is an inspiring tribute to Coretta Scott King (1927-2006). It tells the story of five Black women from different backgrounds waiting outside the Ebenezer Baptist Church with other mourners to pay their final respects to the civil rights activist. The women share their situations and stories of Mrs. King’s influence and perseverance. Cast: Victoria Alvarez-Chacon, Taylore Mahogany Scott, Ryabrae Ngaida, Tamera Lyn and Sami Yacob-Andrus. Directed by William Earl Ray.