Children’s theater performance of 'Struggle for Freedom' in honor of Black History Month

Bright Star Touring Theatre presents "Struggle for Freedom"

Another wonderful Children’s Theatre performance is scheduled in North Charleston on Friday, February 3rd, featuring Struggle for Freedom performed by Bright Star Touring Theatre in honor of Black History Month

Struggle for Freedom is a 45-minute production honoring key moments of the American Civil Rights Movement. Audience members will experiences many of the events that have shaped the Movement and our country today, including the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Famous speeches, Civil Rights era songs, and a variety of characters are incorporated to recreate the heroic work of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, and the Woolworth Sit-ins. The production of Struggle for Freedom is recommended for Grades 3 through adult. 

Bright Star Touring Theatre is a national professional touring theatre company based out of Ashville, NC, and dedicated to making theatre as accessible as possible. Touring from California to North Carolina, Florida to Michigan, and all the states in-between, the group serves more than 650 audiences annually with a variety of programs ranging from Struggle for Freedom to Aesop’s Fables. Learn more about the group at

Children’s Theatre performances are presented from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Sterett Hall Auditorium on the former Charleston Naval Base. Tickets are $2 per child; accompanying adults are admitted at no charge. Groups of 10+ are required to reserve space. Seats fill up fast, so reserve early by calling the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department office at (843) 740-5854. For directions or information on additional programs and events, visit the Cultural Arts section at