A Mother's Heart, a Daughter's Love

Adapted from Ms. Thomas' book of the same name, this two-woman, three-character, two-act play is a celebration of the bond between mothers and daughters. Read more about the play's history ...

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Abyssinia, the Musical

We're delighted to learn that "Abyssinia," the hit musical based on Ms. Thomas book, Marked by Fire, will return to The Goodspeed Opera House in 2005.

Learn more about this powerful musical created by James Racheff and Ted Kociolek.

Linda Brown, You Are Not Alone a dramatization

This 90-minute staged reading, with a cappella singing of antique spirituals, stars
4 actors (1 Black Female, 1 White Female, 1 Black Male, and 1 White Male) playing multiple roles. Adapted from Ms. Thomas' book of the same title, this play is a 50th-anniversary commemoration of the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision.

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