To honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the City of Kings Mountain welcomes Bright Star Touring Theatre to perform Let it Shine: the American Civil Rights Movement at the Joy Performance Center, January 20th, 2020.
This production is designed to provide an honest and accessible portrayal of the American struggle for Civil Rights. Key figures from the time period are brought to life and celebrated for their dedication to securing equal rights in America.
This powerful production will introduce audiences to poignant events and notable of the Civil Rights Movement. This acclaimed show focuses on the tumultuous years between 1955 and 1968 and shines a light on important milestones in our history, including: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the SCLC, Brown v. Board of Education, Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more come to life in this powerful tale. Through stories and song, Let It Shine shows the high price that was paid by those who fought for equal rights during this turbulent time.
In addition to this special production, the City of Kings Mountain welcomes the Palmer Grove Baptist Church Mime Team of Kingstown, NC to perform as well.
The event, scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm, is free and open to the public. The Joy Performance Center is located at 202 South Railroad Avenue, Kings Mountain.