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DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Black History Month

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:15 a.m.
Code: DT32061

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This program is recommended for children ages 6-11. 

Everyone can make a difference! This Discovery Theater original play infused with archival music of the Civil Rights era celebrates three young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions. Meet Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine, the first black student to graduate from an integrated high school; Claudette Colvin, who months before Rosa Parks, also refused to give up her seat on a bus; and Ruby Bridges, who was only six in 1960 when she stepped into first grade—and into history—as the first student to desegregate an all-white school in New Orleans. Their inspiring stories demonstrate that hope begins with the courage of young people.


Please Note:
-EVERYONE must have a ticket to enter; including children under the age of 2 (select ‘Child Under 2’ from above price types).
-Seating is at the discretion of House Management based on theater size and the number of people attending the show. You may be asked to sit in a designated section/area of the theater or auditorium.
-If you do not arrive by your show time, your seats may be released to people on the wait list.
-For groups of 10 children or more (ages 2-16) please call Discovery Theater at 202-633-8700 for a group discount.

Location
S. Dillon Ripley Center
Discovery Theater, 3rd Sublevel
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian