NEWorks Productions, The Memorial Foundation, and the March on Washington Film Festival present Stirring the Waters, a community concert commemorating the justice mantle of Martin Luther King, Jr., fifty years since his assassination.
Stirring the Waters is an inspiring concert production that traces a chronology of the Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1968, recounting the seminal events that shaped this American freedom movement through inspiring music and dramatic recitations. The evening will feature:
- Voices of Inspiration with guest vocalists Nova Payton and Monique Steele Griffith
- Live musicians, featuring jazz trumpeter Aaron Broadus
- Spoken Word artist Messiah Ramkissoon
- Howard University Department of Theatre Art
- With a special reading by Mrs. Alma Powell, Chair, America's Promise Alliance and surprise guests.
This is a free event and open to the public. Guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis as capacity allows. All attendees must RSVP individually and be received by March 30 due to security protocols at the Embassy. You must bring a valid ID to the event.