Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this January with The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Martin’s Dream.
Created, directed and performed by the talented and charismatic Deondra Kamau Means, this show explores the real person behind the pictures: a funny, intelligent, passionate man whose faith, family and education made him one of the most revered people in our nation’s history. Watch the story of his life unfold — from his childhood in the Deep South all the way to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
Martin’s Dream explores the life of the man behind the legend, bringing him to life through the power of story, speech and song. Watch as Dr. King tells the story of his life, from his childhood in the Deep South all the way to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Created and performed by the talented and charismatic Deondra Kamau Means, this one-man show explores the real person behind the pictures, a funny intelligent, passionate man whose faith, family and education made him one of the most revered people in our nation’s history.
This show is touring across the tristate all winter long — but on Jan. 19 and 20, you have the chance to see Martin’s Dream on the TCT Showtime Stage. Martin’s Dream is most enjoyed by those in grades 2-12 (and adults too) and will be presented on the Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage, 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227. Performances will be held:
- Sat., Jan. 19 at 11 am and 2 pm
- Sun., Jan. 20 at 2 pm
A question-and-answer session follows every show.
TCT On Tour is bringing this production to schools and venues around the Tri-State and throughout the region from Jan. 14 – March 1, 2019. If you’re interested in booking, please contact Violet Rae Webster at 513-569-8080 x20 or by emailing [email protected].
New this year:
Don’t miss The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s brand-new Podcast, Audio Footlights. Hosted by Producing Artistic Director, Roderick Justice, listeners will get to know Deondra Kamau Means, the creator of MARTIN’S DREAM. This podcast is designed to look at the shows we produce, and to ignite, impact and inspire all of our young listeners to have a lifelong love of theatre. This free TCT Podcast runs about 8 minutes, and will be available soon on iTunes as well as Stitcher, SoundCloud, GooglePlay, TuneIn and Spotify! Here’s a link to SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/tctcincinnati
Martin Luther King Day is Jan. 21 — and it’s really important for kids to understand the significance and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This winter, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is helping to do just that with Martin’s Dream.