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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.
Five questions with writers Angelica Chéri and Ross Baum.
Dr. Yaba Blay writes about the concept and history of racial passing in America.
Learn more about the real lives of African American women in the Old West.
Dr. Janice Hamlet writes about the prominence of oral storytelling in African American culture.
Read more about sharecropping, the exploitative system of farming that was prevalent throughout the South after the Civil War.
Watch all the videos for Gun & Powder, updated as they become available.
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