King's Dream Performance
A rousing tribute to an eminent American civil rights advocate captures the spirit of the movement.
Join in a rousing celebration of diversity, unity, and peace.
King's Dream is an enthralling live performance and multimedia presentation that offers a moving tribute to
Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., the Nobel Peace Prize recipient who led America's peaceful revolution for equal rights for all.
The era is explained and comes alive with singers and powerful images in this innovative traveling performance piece. Thought provoking live commentary and captivating archival film footage tell the story of an American civil rights movement that is dramatic, powerful, and inspirational.
Relive the most memorable events in Dr. King's life, and the historic contributions of Rosa Parks, the Arkansas Nine, Freedom Fighters, and those who risked it all for social justice and equal rights. Archival film chronicles American presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson's courageous attempt to change social norms, while struggling with complexity of the Vietnam War and other global issues during the "turbulent sixties".
The role of music and the African American church during the movement is highlighted with songs such as the gospel hymn, Amazing Grace. Clap your hands and sing along to the influential songs of the 1960's, which include freedom songs, We shall overcome, Lift Every Voice and Sing and songs that challenged American social consciousness like Blowin' in wind, What's Going On and more. King's Dream is an uplifting multimedia performance that engages and inspires all viewing audiences.
- "Our students, faculty and staff cannot stop singing your praises! The program was absolutely wonderful! The narrative was compelling and selection of songs and video were captivating. Your vocalists' voices stirred are audience to tears. Overall, it was an amazing program. Thank you for sharing your talents with us."
- Director, Office of Diversity Programs
- Pace University
- PROGRAM DURATION: 45 minutes
- PROGRAM MATERIALS: Teaching resource guides, student worksheets