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Staged reading: Dark Was Their Journey

Presented by Westport Center for the Arts at Westport Presbyterian Church, Kansas City MO

Nov 10 - 11 2017
Staged reading: Dark Was Their Journey presented by Westport Center for the Arts at ,

Dark Was Their Journey, an original play by Jacqee Gafford, will receive a staged reading on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11, 7:30 p.m. at the Westport Presbyterian Church, 201 Westport Road. 

Local professional actors Lynn King, Karen Wright and Sherri Roulette-Mosley are cast as Coretta Scott King, Myrlie Evers and Bett Shabazz, the widows of assassinated freedom-movement leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Medgar Evers and Malcom X. Years after their husbands were killed, the three women meet for a weekend and share their grief, their courage, laughter, fears and hopes.

The play charts the evolving roles of the three women from spouses of iconic figures to notable figures after

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Westport Presbyterian Church

201 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111

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