In her one woman play “Harriet Tubman: An American Hero,” Glynis Brooks brings to life one of the most important figures in American history. During this program hear from Glynis as Harriet Tubman and also Glynis as writer and actress. See an excerpt from the play. Learn what it took to create the play. Explore the questions: How do you decide what events to include and what to leave out? How do you create a mood and persona that honors the legacy of such an historic American? How do you create a voice for this American hero?.
You can also learn more about Glynis in our Educate.Today video, Theatre 105: Glynis Brooks–Harriet Tubman: An American Hero.