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Actress to portray African-American women

Published 4:18 pm, Thursday, February 21, 2013
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The Westport Historical Society will present "Journey," a one-woman show by Westport actress Kimberly Wilson portraying famous African-American women, on Wednesday, March 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the society, 25 Avery Place. Wilson plans on using song, movement and dialogue to characterize women such as Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks and poet Maya Angelou.

Tickets, which include lunch, are $25, $20 for members.

For information, call the society at 203-222-1424 or visit www.westporthistory.org.

She will also portray African Queen and Slave Woman, two fictional characters intended to represent the African-American experience, according to a news release.

Tickets, which include lunch, are $25, $20 for members.

For information, call the society at 203-222-1424 or visit www.westporthistory.org.