From Farm Girls to Outlaws to Legends
Gun & Powder is a stunning new musical that examines race, family and identity through the story of two African American women in the Old West. Explore our articles below to learn more about the show and its themes.
Gun & Powder runs January 28 – February 23, 2020.
The Making of Gun & Powder
Five questions with writers Angelica Chéri and Ross Baum.
Dr. Yaba Blay writes about the concept and history of racial passing in America.
The African American Women of the Wild West
Learn more about the real lives of African American women in the Old West.
Discovering Great-Great-Aunts Mary and Martha: The Impact of the Oral Storytelling Tradition
Dr. Janice Hamlet writes about the prominence of oral storytelling in African American culture.
Slavery by Another Name: The Economy of Sharecropping
Read more about sharecropping, the exploitative system of farming that was prevalent throughout the South after the Civil War.
Gun & Powder Videos
Watch all the videos for Gun & Powder, updated as they become available.
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