Grades: 5–12
Single Performance: $1,500
Back-to-Back Performances: $2,200
Performing Arts Focus: Theater, Hip Hop
Curriculum Connection(s): English, Language Arts, Social Studies

Newark’s own Sheikia Norris—aka rapper Purple Haze—explores the mix of messages society sends girls about what it means to be a woman, and how they can silence that cacophony so they can hear their own inner voices. In this piece, the audience meets three young women locked in a school amphitheater, who challenge each other through spoken word duels celebrating womanhood and self-expression.