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Rise Up September | 17 – October 20, 2019 | The Coterie Theatre in KCMO | Told from a modern-day perspective, four performers in 2019 tell the stories of the Freedom Riders – principled citizens riding buses across Alabama and Mississippi in 1961.
The tide was turning – though many states in the South disagreed. It would soon be illegal to segregate black Americans on public buses, in waiting rooms, or in restaurants. And yet, in the early 1960s, some cities and towns in America kept actively discriminating. It was time to draw attention to illegal discrimination, and face terrifying violence with peaceful resistance.
This is a story of everyday people becoming a civil rights movement, taking on the establishment and changing theView more
Tickets now available!
Visit thecoterie.org or call the Coterie box office at 816-474-6552 to purchase tickets.
Adults – $15 Children/Students & Seniors – $12
2450 Grand Ave., Ste. 144, Kansas City, MO 64108
As a resident of Crown Center, individual and family attendees of The Coterie are invited to park inside Crown Center’s secure retail parking garage. The entrance to the retail lot is located on Grand St. immediately south of Crown Center. The Coterie validates for free, all-day parking.