(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- MPAC Performing Arts School is pleased to present McDonald’s Salutes Faces of Black History, an original musical play by Irving Street Repertory. This virtual presentation will take place on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00pm. The event is free and presented on ZOOM. Registration is required.
McDonald’s Salutes Faces of Black History is a 45-minute virtual musical and theatrical presentation created to salute and honor Black History makers in an entertaining and educational format for all ages. From Negro spirituals to Rap music and everything in between, a talented four-member cast takes the audience on a high-energy excursion through African-American Culture, highlighting the accomplishments of individuals from Harriet Tubman and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to present day personalities, athletes and history makers such as Barack Obama and Kamala Harris.
Registration information is available online.
The presentation will be hosted by MPAC’s Musical Supervisor Darius Frowner, who served as Musical Director for this project and will be followed up with a Q&A with Darius and cast members!
For a full list of Black History Month events at MPAC, click here.
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is located at 100 South Street in Morristown, New Jersey. MPAC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2020-2021 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. Mayo Performing Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.