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Harriet Tubman: The Underground Railroad Meets Opera

The story of Harriet Tubman has recently hit the performance arena in New York. “Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line To Freedom,” is an opera written by a third-generation Nigerian-American who practically grew up on the stories of Tubman and The Underground Railroad. Presented by screenwriter Nkeiru Okoye of American Opera Projects, the opera is a product of three years …

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Harriet Tubman Story A Folk Opera

Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery and led countless others to freedom, too. And even though she did this a century and a half ago, her story is still being told today. A highly creative version of Tubman’s story will soon come to life on stage in operatic form. A second generation Nigerian-American named Nkeiru Okoye has written an opera about …

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