First by Faith: The Life of Mary McLeod Bethune  THE BEST OF  

Written and Performed by Richarda AbramsNew York

Thu 9/26 7:30pm

drama, comedy, storytelling, music, 50 min.

In a show workshopped at NYC’s Actors Studio, performer/playwright Richarda Abrams uses storytelling and song, transcending time and gender, to explore Mary McLeod Bethune’s personal journey from an uneducated child to a world-renowned educator and humanitarian, as she returns to earth to share one last lesson. Director: Dina Vovsi. Music Director: Amina Claudine Myers. Costume Design: Sally Lesser. Stage Manager: Brittani Murphy. Manager: Peggy Abrams. Show image by Dina Vovsi. Recommended for: all audiences. Links: show, artist, facebook, twitter, instagram, related, related2, related3, video.

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.

* THE BEST OF  tag indicates shows by award-winning artists and companies invited by the United Solo Academy to return for the 10th anniversary season. These shows represent some of the greatest artistic achievements of the Festival’s first decade.