Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation

This event took place between Feb 04 and Feb 22, 2022

Event Details

Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation follows one woman’s journey to self-discovery through the stories of three prominent women who were members of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Movement. This high-energy movement piece with poetry, monologues, dance, and song explores the dilemmas, obstacles, and joy of African American Women, chronicling the lifelong pursuit of justice by some of the founding women of the Civil Rights Movement. A choreopoem built upon extensive research and collaboration with a cohort of Black artists, Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation, touches on the core of the human condition and celebrates Black women. World Premiere.

Featuring: Dayshawnda Ash, Raven Bryant, Zyrece Montgomery, Saliha Muttalib, Maya Nicholson, Shannon Sharkey, Sydney Smith

Producer - Raymond Bobgan
Line Producer, Director, & Playwright - India Nicole Burton
Stage Manager - Lisala Peery
Assistant Director/Understudy - Hayley Johnson
Assistant Stage Manager - Eli B. Fuentes Aguirre
Choreographer - Munirah Bomani
Student Intern - Azizah Muhammad
Costume Designer - Marti Coles
Sound Designer - Amy Weaver
Lighting Designer - Monee Stamp
Scenic Designer - Nina D’Angier
Wardrobe - Brielle McGrew

Venue Details

Cleveland Public Theatre

6415 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102

a theater and arts complex in the Gordon Square Arts District

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