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February 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Photo Credit: Memorial Hall website
Memorial Hall presents TCT On Tour’s Martin’s Dream
MLK Cincinnati play, Martin’s Dream, created, directed and performed by Deondra Kamau Means, is a one-man show that explores the real person behind the pictures. Martin Luther King, Jr was not only an activist, but also a funny, intelligent,and passionate man whose faith, family and education made him one of the most revered people in our nation’s history.
The play is Saturday, February 16. There will be two shows at 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. The event requires a ticket for entry and is available to reserve online.
Parking is available directly across the street at the Washington Park Garage.
Martin’s Dream is most enjoyed by those in grades 2-12. Watch the story of his life unfold — from his childhood in the Deep South all the way to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
About Deondra Kamau Means
Mr. Means has been around The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati for the past 23 seasons in various capacities most notably as an Arts Integration Specialist. As a professional actor, he has traveled to perform in Chicago, St. Louis and in 2007 toured Romania with the cast of Man of LaMancha with Northern Kentucky University. Past TCT productions include Tarzan the Stage Musical based on the Disney’s Film (Kerchak), Alice in Wonderland (Caterpillar), The Wizard of Oz (Lion), Elf the Musical JR. (Store Manager), and more.
Furthermore, as a long-time educator in area schools, Mr. Means has taught a wide range of performing arts to students from pre-K through high school. From vocal music to drama, to working with special needs children and at-risk students, Mr. Means has a gift for reaching students of all ages through sharing his experience and love of theatre and music. Also, he has the ability to bring to life through drama, historical lessons, world cultures and literature.