Mixed Blood Theatre to give local performancesMinneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre will present Dr. King’s Dream on Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 743 in Alexandria. Admission is free and open to the public.
‘Dr. King’s Dream’ presented in Alexandria:
Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre will present Dr. King’s Dream on Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 743 in Alexandria. Admission is free and open to the public.
With Warren Bowles in a solo performance as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this production celebrates the life and career of Dr. King, drawing from his own letters, sermons, books and speeches, including “I Have a Dream.”
Warren Bowles has toured for Mixed Blood as Dr. King since 1981. Some of his credits at Mixed Blood’s historic firehouse theater include The Boys Next Door, Cyrano de Bergerac and Oleanna. He directed the theater’s touring production of Daughters of Africa and wrote and directed African America.
Dr. King’s Dream is one of four culturally-specific productions toured this season by Mixed Blood Theatre, a Minneapolis-based multicultural theater company founded in 1976.
‘Daughters of Africa’ presented in Glenwood:
Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre will present Daughters of Africa at Central Square in Glenwood on Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. in the Historic Auditorium.
This music-driven play tells the story of the triumphs and accomplishments of African American women. It is a collection of profiles of women, some celebrated and some overlooked by history.
Daughters of Africa is a celebration fueled by the songs of Lena Horne, Aretha Franklin, Queen Latifah and more.
This one-woman show features Thomasina Petrus, whose solo performance in this touring production has thrilled audiences for most of two decades.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. They will be available at the door.
For more information, call Central Square at (320) 634-0400.