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      Breach of Peace: A Commemoration of the Freedom Riders of 1961 in Montgomery

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      August 9, 2019

      Friday   7:00 PM

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      Breach of Peace: A Commemoration of the Freedom Riders of 1961

      Breach of Peace is an interactive, one-act play by Mike Wiley that shares stories of the 1961 Freedom Riders. Men and women, black and white, young and old, the riders aimed to end racially segregated bus, train and air travel. And they did.  Wiley, the solo actor, plays all the roles and is accompanied by Gospel vocalist Jennifer Evans. Various audience members will be invited to join Wiley on stage during the play. A talk-back follows the performance. North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green will give a reading before the play begins. Doors open at 6:30.  Mike Wiley is a nationally praised playwright and actor known for his intensively researched, brilliantly crafted and movingly acted plays. Most of his plays explore Civil Rights history.   FAQs   Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Recommended for 13+.  A valid student ID required for student tickets.    What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? On street parking is available adjacent to the Sanctuary. A small lot right next to the building can accommodate people with mobility concerns.   How can I contact the organizer with any questions? The Sanctuary can answer basic questions about ticket availability, purchasing or transferring options, as well as location and parking options. (334) 245-4546   For more information on the play, go to    What's the refund policy? All ticket sales are final, but tickets can be transferred to another person by calling (334) 245-4546  Do I need to bring my ticket?  No, a registration list will be at the door.  The Sanctuary is a popular Montgomery event venue managing this benefit performance by Mike Wiley for the Friends of the Freedom Rides Museum.    The Friends raise money to support the Freedom Rides Museum in Montgomery’s Historic Greyhound Bus Station. Proceeds from the play will support educational exhibits, programs and events at Montgomery’s small but powerful museum.

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