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Frederick Douglass emancipated himself from slavery and went on to become outspoken abolitionist, author and famous public speaker.  Frederick Douglass' last home in Washington, DC is now preserved and operated by the National Park Service and year-round the site offers a variety of special programs to the public.  The site's annual oratorical contest is an opportunity for students in 1st to 12th grades that includes students learning a portion of one of Douglass' speeches and performing it for a panel of judges.  There is both an on-line contest on December 7th and 8th (so students can be

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Interpreted in American Sign Language and Open Captioned 
(This production will be in the James K. Polk Theater. It is a world premier musical featuring country music.)

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Interpreted in American Sign Language and Open Captioned 

This is OKLAHOMA! as you’ve never seen or heard it before—reimagined for the 21st century and the Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a Musical.

Direct from an acclaimed run on Broadway comes an OKLAHOMA! that looks and sounds like America today. The Daily Beast raves “Forget your traditional idea of Oklahoma!. Daniel Fish’s daring, utterly absorbing re-interpretation is different—brilliantly so.”

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Interpreted in American Sign Language and Open Captioned 
(This performance will be in the Polk Theater at TPAC)

Direct from Broadway, the 2019 Tony® nominated Best Play and Pulitzer Prize finalist, What the Constitution Means to Me, by famed writer Heidi Schreck, arrives in Nashville for a strictly limited engagement. This boundary-breaking play breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will shape the next generation of Americans.

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Interpreted in American Sign Language and Open Captioned 

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits, including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls,” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.