Event Details

  • February 16, 2017 to
    March 5, 2017
  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • 26.00-35.00
  • Book early for best prices. Group rates available!
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Venue

  • Georgia Ensemble Theatre at The Roswell Cultural Arts Center
  • 950 Forrest St
  • Roswell, GA 30075
  • (770) 641-1260
  • http://www.get.org

Event Description

Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

Georgia Ensemble Theatre presents one of the must-see stage plays of the year! Based on a true story. You’ll laugh and cry as you learn the story of two incredibly strong African American women…sisters who’ve experienced it all in their 100-plus years. Having Our Say: The Delany Sister's First 100 Years Written by Emily Mann -- Directed By Andrea Frye Starring Donna Biscoe (Greenleaf, Saints and Sinners) and Brenda Porter (Artistic Director of of Impact Theater Atlanta) Description: 103-year-old Sadie and 101-year-old Bessie Delany are preparing dinner in remembrance of their father's birthday. While they cook, they recount a fascinating series of events and anecdotes drawn from their rich family history and their careers as pioneering African American professional women. As descendants of slaves, they have seen their fair share of turbulent times, and yet they forge into the present, with a little daily yoga to help along the way. Having Our Say is our history. It celebrates women and men, African Americans, our country, and the indomitable human spirit. “The Lord won’t hold it against me that I’m colored because he made me that way! He thinks I am beautiful! And so do I even with all my wrinkles!” – Bessie Delany, at age 102

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