Spend the afternoon of January 21 honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Portland Playhouse. The celebration begins at 4:00 p.m. (doors at 3:30 p.m.) with a free performance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Civil Rights Leader, a one-man, interactive show featuring Charles Grant as Dr. King. Playful, poignant and powerful, this production chronicles the Civil Rights leader from his childhood to his adulthood, marking influencing moments along the way. All ages welcome. Run time is 45 mins.
Following the performance at 5:00 p.m. will be a community reading of Dr. King’s speech “Our God is Marching On.” The event will conclude with a community potluck. Bring your love and respect and a dish to share and join us in celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.