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Name: The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963
Date: February 23, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST
Event Description:

LAUNCH PAD in a co-commission with Seattle Children’s Theatre and Chicago Children's Theatre presents a brand new adaptation of acclaimed author Christopher Paul Curtis’ groundbreaking, timeless work, The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963. The play centers on a buoyant, loving Michigan family of five travelling south to Alabama during the turbulent summer of 1963, a time of racially motivated upheaval and civil unrest. Ten-year-old Kenny is conflicted about this family vacation, but as his world expands, Kenny learns he’s more courageous than he ever thought himself capable. 

Family-friendly, ages 9 and up.


Performance Dates:

February 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23,  2019 - 8:00pm

February 23, 24,  2019 - 2:00pm

UCSB Performing Arts Theater
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