IN HER WORDS will be featured in excerpt form today at the inaugural Arts & Humanities Festival at St. Elizabeth’s East in Washington DC. Original cast members Lyn Artope, Quineice, and Nia Simmons will perform as Zora Neale Hurston, Billie Holiday and Lena Horne respectively. Singer Deja Belle will perform a tune portraying the legendary Nina Simone. IN HER WORDS playwright and director Khadijah Ali-Coleman is also a featured part of the presentation as host of this Liberated Muse Arts production.
The Arts & Humanities Festival at St. Elizabeths East is a free festival showcasing the history, culture and community of Ward 8 in Washington, DC. The events feature an exciting scope of activities, live performances, art exhibits, readings and workshops that will be fun for the entire family! This is a FREE event. Learn more here.