Rise Up: The Struggle of the Freedom Riders
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- Location: The Coterie Theater at Crown Center
2450 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri
The Coterie presents Rise Up: The Struggle of the Freedom Riders Sept. 17 – Oct. 20. This production follows four modern-day students in 2019 that make a class project about the Freedom Riders - citizens standing up to segregation by riding buses across Alabama and Mississippi in 1961. It’s a story of everyday people becoming a movement and changing the world. Tickets are $12 - $15. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit thecoterie.org
Rise Up is supported by the Office of Culture and Creative Services through the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.