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SFTS Hosts Core Ensemble, "Ain't I a Woman"

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 7:00pm

San Francisco Theological Seminary, located on the skirts of downtown San Anselmo, is pleased and excited to host Core Ensemble’s presentation of “Ain’t I a Woman“ on Thursday, February 18, 7:00 pm in historic Montgomery Chapel, 5 Richmond Road, San Anselmo. 

“Ain’t I a Woman” is a musical theatre event celebrating the lives and times of four significant African American women: ex-slave and fiery abolitionist Sojourner Truth, renowned novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, exuberant folk artist Clementine  Hunter, and fervent civil rights worker Fannie Lou Hamer. Text is by Kim Hines. This one-woman show blends the art of storytelling with a rich musical score drawn from the heartfelt spirituals of the Deep South, the urban exuberance of the Jazz Age, and concert music by African American composers including Diane Monroe.

Since 1993, the Core Ensemble has toured in every region of the United States and internationally to Australia, England, Russia, Ukraine, and the British Virgin Islands. The Core Ensemble has received support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, among many others.

Seating is limited to 100 people; the event is sure to sell out. Tickets are $20, and can be purchased at 

When: February 18, 2016 7pm
Where: Montgomery Chapel, 5 Richmond Road, San Anselmo