Faith, Hope and Charity: The Mary McLeod Bethune Story at Nuyorican Poets Cafe

The Juneteenth Legacy Theatre presents Faith, Hope and Charity: The Mary McLeod Bethune Story, by Samuel L. Kelley, at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe from 20 Mar - 5 Apr 2008.

Faith, Hope and Charity: A bio-drama with a gospel score about Bethune, who was an illiterate sharecropper's daughter, rose to prominence and became an advisor to President Franklin Roosevelt, founded Bethune-Cookman College in Florida, and served as ambassador to Liberia.

Directed by Sue Lawless, Faith, Hope and Charity features Geany Masai, Angela Arnold and Ivan Thomas.

Set and costumes by Harlan Penn.

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