There are times when certain performances tell a story that will stay with you forever. This is one of them.
Tayo Aluko & Friends present Call Mr Robeson – A Life, With Songs.
Paul Robeson is a world-famous actor, singer and civil rights campaigner. When he gets too radical and outspoken for the establishment’s liking, he is branded a traitor to his country, is harassed, and denied opportunities to perform or travel. This roller-coaster journey through Robeson’s remarkable life highlights how his political activism led many to describe him as the forerunner of the civil rights movement. It features some famous songs (including a dramatic rendition of Ol’ Man River), speeches, and a spectacularly defiant testimony to the Senate House Un-American Activities Committee.
The show will be appearing at;
Swanland Village Hall, Sat, April 28, 7.30pm, Tickets 01482 634863/ firstname.lastname@example.org
North Dalton Village Hall, Sun May 20, 7.30pm, Tickets 01377 217523/ 07801 124264 email@example.com
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