|How Old is a Hero?|
|Available for School Assemblies: Weekdays, January 24-February 12, 2022 and February 22-March 2, 2022
TBA: in-house performances at Discovery Theater (check back in December for dates)
TBA: Digital, filmed version for rent (check back in early February for details)
|Recommended for Ages 6-12 (Grades 1-6)
Everyone can make a difference! This Discovery Theater original play infused with archival music of the Civil Rights era celebrates three young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions. Meet Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine, the first black student to graduate from an integrated high school; Claudette Colvin, who months before Rosa Parks, also refused to give up her seat on a bus; and Ruby Bridges, who was only six in 1960 when she stepped into first grade—and into history—as the first student to desegregate an all-white school in New Orleans. Their inspiring stories demonstrate that hope begins with the courage of young people.
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