And in This Corner: Cassius Clay


March 6-23, 2018

Every superhero has an origin story. 12-year-old Cassius Clay's story begins with a chance encounter with a police officer who teaches him how to box.

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Every superhero has an origin story.  Twelve-year-old Cassius Clay’s story begins in segregated
Louisville, KY, when his bike gets stolen and he meets a police officer who teaches him how to box.  Step into the ring with Cassius as he becomes one of the world’s greatest boxers and civil rights advocates, Muhammad Ali.  

★ Written by NEA award-winning playwright, Idris Goodwin


Dates & Times
March 6—23, 2018
Tuesdays through Fridays at 9:45 and 11:45am
(Sign Interpreted Performance: 3/15 at 11:45am)

Location
Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland

Grade Recommendation
4-8
Please note: This show uses historically accurate language that we believe
reflects the reality of the setting of the play, 1960s segregated America. For more information, click here.

Run time
60 minutes with no intermission

Ticket Prices
$7.50 (all seating areas)
Balance Due: 1/19/2018

Funding Assistance
Schools with 70+% free and reduce lunch participation may apply here for Funding Assistance.
(Please do not reserve any field trip tickets before hearing back about the status of your application.)


Written by Idris Goodwin. Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com)