First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune Bestseller  

Written and Performed by Richarda AbramsNew York

Sun 10/7 6:00pm*Sat 10/13 9:00pm

drama, comedy, storytelling, music, 50 min.

Workshopped at NYC’s Actors Studio, this show explores Mary McLeod Bethune’s personal journey from an uneducated child to a world-renowned educator, humanitarian, civil rights activist, stateswoman and philanthropist. Performer/Playwright Richarda Abrams uses song, storytelling, and humor to transcend time and gender, as Mary returns to earth to share one last lesson. Director: Dina Vovsi. Show image by Dina Vovsi. Recommended for: all audiences. Links: show, artist, facebook, twitter, instagram.

2018 United Solo is the world’s largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 9th 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.