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Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

February 22 - March 5, 2017

At Hanesbrands Theatre - Greensboro

About

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

By Emily Mann, adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth

What an amazing couple of ladies Sadie and Bessie Delany are. Bound together by more than 100 years of life, love and laughter, they’re sharing their stories of an American century. From their childhood in NC to the Harlem Renaissance to the civil rights movement and beyond, these remarkable sisters will win you over with their warmth and wisdom. A visit with these two ladies is time well spent. From their bestselling book comes an engrossing story of family, faith and courage.

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Tickets & Showtimes

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2017
SUN
MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
Feb 19
Feb 20
Feb 21
Wed, Feb 227:30pm P,$
Thu, Feb 237:30pm P,TT
Fri, Feb 248:00pm P,WT
Sat, Feb 258:00pm ON
Sun, Feb 262:00pm IN
Feb 27
Tue, Feb 287:30pm
Wed, Mar 17:30pm $
Thu, Mar 27:30pm PS
Fri, Mar 38:00pm
Sat, Mar 48:00pm
Sun, Mar 52:00pm
Mar 6
Mar 7
Mar 8
Mar 9
Mar 10
Mar 11

Programming guide:

Cast

Sadie Delany
Joy Lynn Jacobs
Bessie Delany
Olivia Williams

Creative Team

Director
Elizabeth Flax
Scenic Designer
Natalie Taylor Hart
Costume Designer
R. Clare Parker
Lighting Designer
Miriam Nilofa Crowe
Sound Designer
Aimee Lynn Phillips
Stage Manager
Terence Orleans Alexander

News & Reviews Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

News:

‘Having Our Say’ relates 100 years through eyes of 2 sisters
Winston-Salem Journal
February 19, 2017

Triad Stage officially opens its intimate production of “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years” on Saturday night, though preview options are offered prior to the opening. Shows at the Hanesbrands Theatre downtown continue through March 5. Based on the recollections of Bessie and Sadie Delany, two black sisters, “Having Our Say” started its life with a 1991 interview and article by reporter Amy Hill Hearth in The New York Times.

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Press Releases:

Triad Stage Presents Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years  February 22 – March 5, 2017
January 30, 2017

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