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“A Need Fulfilled,” at NC Central University
February 27 @ 10:00 am - February 28 @ 12:00 pm$5 – $15
HISTORICAL PLAY AT NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
As a celebration of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, North Carolina Central University is proud to present an original play, “A Need Fulfilled,” at the Farrison-Newton Communications Building (501 East Lawson Street, Durham 27707).
-February 22-23 and March 1-2, 8:00 pm
-February 24 and March 3, 3:00 pm
-February 27-28, 10:00 am
Suggested donation: $15. Students $5
“A Need Fulfilled” focuses on the 600 brave black nurses who fought for the right to serve during World War II, through letters, pictures, and narratives from the women who served. The play features a lively soundtrack, with hot tunes from the Harlem Renaissance, including Louis Gilbert. Louis Armstrong, Grant Miller, Billy Holiday, and other top artists from the 1940’s.
The play starts with the nurses crossing the Atlantic, landing in Africa, and facing the racism and adversity of their allies as well as the bombs and bullets of the enemy. The play then follows into the jungles of Burma and the return to the home front, where they encounter both danger and romance.
The production focuses on authenticity and accuracy, from the details of the locations to the buttons on the costumes. We hope you’ll consider supporting this production to help ensure that this all-American story is finally told. Please check out our web site (www.neverstopprod.com) or contact Dr. Arthur Reese (email@example.com) or Sean Callot (firstname.lastname@example.org) for reservations and donor information. Seats are now available for reservation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-need-fulfilled-tickets-55874496122