171 Cedar Arts Center
171 Cedar Street
CorningNY  14830
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A one-woman play by Zita Christian
Jan 20  3:00 PM

An adaptation of the award-winning (American Library Association Award, 1995 Nonfiction Book of the Year; Robert F. Kennedy Book Award) memoir of the same name, authored by Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals, this newly produced one-woman performance comes to 171 Cedar Arts Center. Adapted by Zita Christian and Scott Galbraith, WARRIORS DONíT CRY recounts the story of one of the ďLittle Rock Nine.Ē Fifteen-year-old Melba Pattillo of Little Rock, Arkansas endures violence and discrimination as she and eight other African-American students integrate Central High School in 1957.  Directed by Richard C. Aven and performed by Almeria Campbell, the FREE performance begins at 3 pm. Call 936-4647 in advance to reserve seats, which may be limited on the day of the performance.

Please note: Warriors Donít Cry contains strong, historically accurate language. To receive a copy of a studyguide prior to the performance please contact Lynn Dates at DatesL@171CedarArts.org.