Sacagawea: Bird Woman stars Tanis Parenteau in the leading role and was directed by Steve Elm. It is a thrilling play about Sacagawea, the famous American Native, who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition and survived an incredible journey. Sacagawea: Bird Woman is one of four plays that focus on the lives of heroic women and bring to the stage their courage, determination and fortitude. The other three plays performed in rep between October 4th and November 3rd were Up and Up: The Dr. Mae Jemison Story by Antoinette Mullins, Frida Liberada by Brigitte Viellieu-Davis and Warriors Don't Cry (Melba Patillo Beals, Little Rock Nine) by Eisa Davis.
Urban Stages ON TOUR travels to all five boroughs, reaching more than 55 New York City districts, 120 library branches, and 7,500 audience members of all ages from 1 to 100. Currently 25 shows are in repertoire. Over the years, Urban Stages has recruited such writers as Lucy Wang, Eisa Davis, Kitty Chen, Guillermo Reyes, Arthur Giron, Jon Picardi, Karen Jones Meadows , Chungmi Kim and Velina Hasu Houston to write culturally-rich stories. Several exciting new writers include Antoinette Mullins, Brigitte Viellieu-Davis, and William S. Yellowrobe, Jr.
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