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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings–PWYW

September 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou

Adapted by Myra Platt

Directed by Malika Oyetimein
Premiered at Book-It in 2003

Adapted from Maya Angelou’s masterpiece and directed by Malika Oyetimein, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings chronicles Angelou’s experiences from age three through the birth of her son. Despite wrenching childhood trauma and racism, she finds her voice, rises above it, and learns to use her identity as a source of strength.


September 13, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Center Theatre
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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