Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Ed Shockley

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About The Play

Drama.  105-115 minutes.  6+ males, 4+ females (12-40 performers possible).  Suitable for middle school and up.  

Authorized adaptation of Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning novel set in Jim Crow Mississippi, commissioned and premiered by Seattle Children's Theatre.


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Synopsis

The gripping story of Cassie Logan's coming of age in Jim Crow Mississippi is brought to life on the stage. A cast of ten principal actors plus an expandable chorus performing in a stark setting transform this epic story into an inspiring tale of hope and triumph in the face of adversity.

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