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Travel around the world with Nellie Bly as she races to beat the record set by the fictional Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days!" On November 14, 1889, The World's convention-defying newspaper reporter set sail from Hoboken NJ on a daring adventure that awed the nation and changed her life forever.

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AVAILABLE FOR ASSEMBLIES AND EVENTS

SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER

  • Sep 30, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM
    Columbus Park, Hoboken, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA
    Travel around the world with Nellie Bly as she races to beat the record set by the fictional Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days!" On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly set sail from Hoboken NJ on a daring adventure that awed the nation and changed her life forever.
  • Sep 30, 6:00 PM – 6:40 PM
    Stephen Gregg Park/Bayonne, 930 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA
    Travel around the world with Nellie Bly as she races to beat the record set by the fictional Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days!" On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly set sail from Hoboken NJ on a daring adventure that awed the nation and changed her life forever.
  • Oct 01, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM
    Lincoln Park, 1 County Rd 605, Jersey City, NJ 07304, USA
    Travel around the world with Nellie Bly as she races to beat the record set by the fictional Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days!" On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly set sail from Hoboken NJ on a daring adventure that awed the nation and changed her life forever.

Performances originally scheduled for 9/23 at Van Vorst Park, 9/24 at Canco Park, and 9/30 at West Hudson Park have been canceled. Performance at Stephen Gregg Park in Bayonne has a DATE CHANGE due to weather.

 

With questions about accessibility at park performances, please email speranzatheatre@gmail.com

Moon

Ten-year old Fleta Hazel's enslaved family makes the difficult choice to run for their freedom. Not knowing what’s ahead, young Fleta Hazel must find the courage for the long and dangerous trip, fueled by hope for a new life at their final stop, Jersey City.

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Written by Jacqueline Kennedy    
Directed by Tia Dionne Hodge

AVAILABLE JANUARY - FEBRUARY

  • 30 Minute Play

  • Available for Assemblies and Events

  • Study guide, talkback with cast also available

Liberty

It's 1886. Ten-year-old Isabelle is enamored of the enormous statue about to be unveiled in New York harbor. Her father and brother are going to the dedication, and Isabelle doesn't understand why, as a girl, she's not allowed, even though a woman has been chosen to represent liberty. That has also drawn the attention of the Woman's Suffrage Association. They have something to say about it and a daring plan to make themselves heard.

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written by
Charlotte Rahn-Lee and Jennie Contuzzi

AVAILABLE MARCH - MAY

  • 30 Minute Play

  • Available for Assemblies and Events

  • Study guide, talkback with cast also available

Votes

It's 1913, and, thousands of women gather in Washington, D.C. to march for a constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. For a family audience of all ages, this emotional story is told from the perspective of the women who led the charge and paved the way for the fight for equality. 

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written by Jennie Contuzzi

AVAILABLE
SEPTEMBER - JUNE

  • FILM VERSION (35 MINUTES) available for virtual assemblies and events.

  • Includes access to documentary on making of the film featuring the Alice Paul Institute

  • Option of virtual post performance talkback and/or virtual two-part writing workshop focusing on themes of the play. Teacher support materials and study guides available.

TO RESERVE A VIRTUAL SCREENING,

PLEASE CONTACT US AT SPERANZATHEATRE@GMAIL.COM.

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