Written by: Priscilla Kane Hellweg & Rachel Kuhn
SOJOURNER’S TRUTH: "I will shake every place I go to" is a touring, theatrical concert for youth audiences which explores the extraordinary life of Sojourner Truth – based on primary source documents. Integrating theater, music, dance, projected images and historical text, SOJOURNER’S TRUTH takes the audience on a multi-dimensional tour of Sojourner Truth's life, exploring her experience as a Northern slave, her spiritual walk to freedom, her search for home and community, and her emergence as one of the foremost public speakers of our time.
SOJOURNER’S TRUTH addresses many standards-based themes within the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, including:
➢ Slavery, Abolitionism, and Equality
➢ Legislation and the Right to Vote
➢ Civil War and related themes