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19: The Musical

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Join us for an advance performance of 19: The Musical, the dynamic story of Alice Paul, Ida B. Wells, Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, Inez Milholland and the suffragists who fought to get women the right to vote -- the 19th Amendment. The inspirational story of these fearless women is brought to life through jazz, traditional musical standards style, spoken word, hints of gospel, and dance. Following the performance, there will be a discussion with the cast.

19: The Musical: Book and Lyrics by Jennifer Schwed & Doug Bradshaw, Music by Charlie Barnett

Presented in celebration of the exhibition at the National Archives, Rightfully Hers. 

Presented in partnership with the 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative.

This program is presented in conjunction with our exhibition: Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. Rightfully Hers is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY ®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support for National Outreach and Programs provided by Denise Gwyn Ferguson, BMO Financial Group, Hearst Foundations, Maris S. Cuneo Foundation, FedEx, Bernstein Family Foundation, and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation/Ambassador Fay-Hartog Levin (Ret.).  

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