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MIFA Victory Theatre presents French theater company ??Compagnie L’Héliotrope in “Angela Davis, A History of the United States” By Faustine Noguès, Based on an original idea by Paul Desveaux & Véronique Felenbok, Direction by Paul Desveaux, Starring Astrid Bayiha, Music by Blade MC Alimbaye
In English with French supertitles
Face Masks Required: At the Rooke Theater, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075, Free parking at Gorse Lot, 27 Morgan Street
The play, mixing narration, speeches, video, and rap music, tells the story of Angela Davis, American Black activist, professor and author, who faced a turbulent life during the civil rights movement of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Actress Astrid Bayiha alone on stage exudes rage at injustice and discrimination through the power of words and music with the help of musician-composer Balde AliMbaye. Don’t miss Astrid Bayiha in Angela Davis’ fierce journey!