Strength, resilience, and survival against all odds


***Due to inclement weather and school closings, we are canceling the Thursday, February 26th matinee school show performance of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Thank you for your patience. ***

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A brilliant dramatization of author Harriet Jacobs' true story of her life as a female slave, her escape from slavery, her seven years in hiding, her status as a runaway fugitive in the North, and her ultimate path to freedom.


Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Matinee Series Performances

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
February 25, 26 & 27
10:00 a.m.

Due to a couple of group reservation changes, some seats have become available for these performances, recommended for Grades 7-12.

The Matinee Series is open to school groups, homeschoolers, community groups, and families. Individual and group tickets available at 828-257-4530. Learn more


About the theatre: In the heart of the Pack Square Cultural District is the city's finest theatre, the Diana Wortham Theatre: an intimate 500 seat theatre inside the Pack Place complex, with convenient off-street parking and numerous downtown restaurants within a block of the theatre. Diana Wortham Theatre offers live performances of music, theatre and dance throughout the year by nationally touring artists (the Mainstage Series) as well as a wide array of performances by professional and avocational regional arts groups.

Buy tickets online or call the box office at (828) 257-4530 to take part in our exciting season!

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