Written and performed by Leslie McCurdy, this one-woman play introduces audiences to four Black women who affected significant social changes in Canadian History. This docu-drama portrays real historical events, collected from primary and secondary sources, to share remarkable stories from the lives of Marie-Joseph Angélique –a slave from Montreal, Rose Fortune –the first female police officer in Canada, Mary-Ann Shadd – the first Black female newspaper publisher in Canada, and Viola Desmond, who’s fight against segregation is honoured on the Canadian ten-dollar bill. A recording of the play with be presented with a Q&A session with Leslie McCurdy following. For kids in Grade 5 and up.
Registrants will receive an e-mail 24 hours before the start of the program with an invitation to join.