Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre presents a 20th anniversary restaging of this bioplay on Harriet Tubman, written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows. More…
The production takes audiences on a deeply personal, high energy journey into the private and public life of this famed Underground Railroad conductor, spiritual icon, revolutionary, and entrepreneur, whose life spanned nine decades and still influences the consciousness of people throughout the world.
See it if you want an engrossing, entertaining, enlightening evening. Impressive script, performance, staging. Touching and inspiring. An Amer hero
Don't see it if you have trouble w/accents; some words get lost. Act I sh be trimmed. Opening segment is weak. But great story/acting! Impressive, moving.
See it if Solo actress portrays Tubman's life from girl to woman to old lady. Transported me into civil war times. Outstanding use of language.
Don't see it if You don't want the perspective of a southern black girl in the mid-19th century. Her accent is sometimes difficult to follow.
See it if you wish to see a masterful performance about an important woman. The actress transforms herself into another person right in front of you.
Don't see it if you enjoy comedy or do not want discussion of slavery.
See it if You want to see a beautifully written and performed piece of theatre that's well-staged, funny and touching. WORTHY!
Don't see it if Not interested in American history as seen through the eyes of one of its true heroes. Don't like solo shows or strong accents/dialects.
See it if You are interested in the title character and a closer look at the underground railroad. Race as filtered through many different lenses.
Don't see it if You are not interested in one woman shows. are sensitive about the depiction of race, of slavery or the use of the venacular.
See it if you want to see an amazing solo performance about a woman who holds a very important, memorable place in our country's history
Don't see it if you are not into solo performances
See it if If you want to see a one woman show about a woman who morphs into Harriet Tubman. A show about racism and tolerance.
Don't see it if You need a cast of people or show tunes to get a feel good story.
See it if if you favor historical plays. This one is inspiring, emotional, and powerfully written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows.
Don't see it if prefer musicals; action, or light entertainment; no interest in black history.
See it if You want a powerful solo performance of an amazing life of an smazing woman. If you enjoy historical plays.
Don't see it if you're not interested in history or prefer larger casts
See it if You want to see a historical play abt Harriet Tubman.Karen Jones Meadows brings you on an incredicle journey as Harriet-she was OUTSTANDING.
Don't see it if If you dont like one woman shows, even still the actress was so good, see it anyway.
See it if You have a great interest in history, like one woman shows with great acting , or can decipher heavy southern dialect and accents.
Don't see it if You have any problem with accents
See it if you want to be drawn in by a stellar and multifaceted performance with a truly moving ending.
Don't see it if you have a hard time sitting through a one woman historical drama in two acts - it is well done but not an easy journey.
See it if IF YOU LIKE A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE ON AN AFRICAN AMERICAN HEROINE.SHE WAS PORTRAYED THRU DIFFERENT PERIODS OF HER LIFE.EACH ONE MORE GRAND
Don't see it if IF YOU DON'T LIKE TOUR DE FORCE TYPE PERFORMANCES BY AN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN.IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW ABOUT AMERICAN HISTORY.DON'T GO.
See it if If you relish a one woman tour de force chronicling the growth and development of a heroic historical woman
Don't see it if Intense drama's are not your thing or if you prefer elaborate staging and productions
See it if you want to see a well-written, well-acted solo show as it traces one woman's journey through slavery, freedom, and then freeing 300 others.
Don't see it if you're not into history, solo shows, or the subject matter of slavery and man's inhumanity towards man.
See it if you wish to learn more about Harriet Tubman, and her heroic efforts to bring her people to freedom. Great acting by Karen Jones Meadows!
Don't see it if you need a big cast, huge sets; prefer musicals. Though one should see it for it's historical content.
See it if You like one person shows, with great acting and serious subjects
Don't see it if You want to know the facts about Harriet's life as the show is very emotional and a bit confusing
See it if you are interested in her life from a young girl born into slavery to her harrowing escape to freedom and triumph over it. Poignant & funny
Don't see it if you don't like a one-woman show or have difficulty understanding the southern dialect of the uneducated negro born into slavery in that era.
See it if One-woman show about Harriet Tubman, well-written and acted; important, inspiring, story about determination and action.
Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows or American history.