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Two performances on January 16

Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, is visiting DCDL with their heralded production of Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King on Monday, January 16.

Struggle for Freedom is a 45-minute production that seeks to honor the American Civil Rights Movement. The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. provide the backdrop to scenes that recreate the Montgomery bus boycott, the March on Washington, the Woolworth Sit-ins and much more. With excerpts from famous speeches, Civil Rights-era songs, and a variety of characters, this acclaimed production has been hailed as one of ‘the finest touring shows available for young audiences.’

Struggle for Freedom is best appreciated by children in 4th grade and older. Teens and adults will also enjoy the production. Bright Star Touring Theatre will appear at:


At the November 2022 DCDL Board of Trustees meeting, the Board approved Monday, January 16 as a holiday closure for all branches of the Delaware County District Library in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Library will open to the community for these two special programs at the Delaware and Orange branches 30 minutes prior to the beginning of each program until their conclusions. Materials may be dropped off to be checked in, but the Circulation Desk will not be available for check-outs.

We’ll look forward to seeing you at the Library!

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