Maya Angelou, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks. These are three of the eight Black women whose experiences are recounted in Kimberly Wilson’s “A JOURNEY: Musical One-Woman Show”.
This hour, Wilson, a Westport, Connecticut resident, joins us to talk about her experience writing and performing the show.
Later, we learn how a new project researched by local university students is drawing interest and attention to the slave history of Fairfield, Connecticut.
- Kimberly Wilson - Playwright and performer of “A JOURNEY: Musical One-Woman Show"
- Dr. Giovanni Ruffini - Professor of History at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut
- Olivia McEvoy - Recent graduate of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut
Kimberly Wilson will perform “A JOURNEY: Musica One-Woman Show” on Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The performance will serve as a benefit for the city’s historic Mary & Eliza Freeman Houses and Center.
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.