Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom
Composer: Nkeiru Okoye
Librettist:
Work Web Site: http://operaprojects.org/tubman.html#tubman_press
Premiere Date: February 21, 2014
Description: Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom is a two act theatrical work that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. Based on recent Tubman biographies, the story is narrated and told in the context of Tubman’s tight-knit family of lively characters. Harriet Tubman carries the universal themes of sisterhood, courage, sacrifice and doing what is necessary to keep a family together. Moreover it is a heartwarming tale of two sisters vowing that nothing but death will separate them, despite the slavery threatening to tear them apart.
Length: Length is not available.
Total Acts: 2
Contact: Not Available
Composer Web Site: www.nkeiruokoye.com
Audio Visual Materials
Video:
American Opera Projects
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1JtSvtXc8Q&list=PLjbmxRatK2iMKxHcZLfyFulNtt4b_MGRZ

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