American Captives: Lena Baker and Sandra Bland  Sold Out 

Written and Performed by Connie WinstonMaryland

Sun 10/6 4:00pm

drama, storytelling, performance art, 75 min.

An experimental social justice theater piece combining the stories of Lena Baker and Sandra Bland. Personal accounts show how little has changed in the relationship between the African American community (particularly women) and the U.S. criminal justice system in the 60 years between these women’s deaths at the hands of a police state. Director: Rhonda “Passion” Hansome. Stage Manager: Kim Marie Jones. Lighting Design: Rob Lariviere. Sound Design: Jorge Olivo. Projection Design: Yoichiro Kawakami. Assistant to the Director: Laura E. Johnston. Show image by Brian Navarro. Recommended for: adults only (not suitable for children), theatre community, LGBTQ community, African American and Hispanic communities, those formerly incarcerated, criminal justice reform organizations, social justice organizations. Links: artist, video, facebook, instagram, related, related2, related3.

2019 United Solo is the world’s largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 10th anniversary season. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $45 (plus a $2.25 Theatre Restoration Charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.

*If you are interested in purchasing tickets for a SOLD-OUT performance, check with the Theatre Row Box Office on the day of the show. Should there be any last-minute returns, tickets will become available on a first-come, first-served basis.