Date: February 24-25, 2022 @ 10AM & 12:30PM
Venue: Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater
Price: $8 per person
Grades: 3–8
Performing Arts Focus: Theater
Curriculum: Theater, Storytelling, Social Studies

Teacher Resource Guide
Activity Sheet
Pre-show Video
Post-show Video

Bring your students for an in-person field trip to NJPAC for this captivating show that explores the power of courage. JABARI DREAMS OF FREEDOM tells the story of Jabari, a young Black boy from the South Side of Chicago. When a friend is hurt by the police, Jabari is scared. But he learns to be fearless when he is visited in a dream by President Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr., Ruby Bridges, and Claudette Colvin. With a creative combination of history, rap, freedom songs, and humor, students will find inspiration in this play by award-winning playwright Nambi E. Kelley.

What you get:

  • Live performance at NJPAC
  • Post-show Q&A with artists
  • Teacher Resource Guide

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