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Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents The Why of My City

June 15, 2023June 16, 2023

3224 Locust St.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States

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Celebrate Juneteenth with a new play by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, written by Mario Farwell and directed by Gregory S. Carr. The story…Wanda, a young African American, returns to St. Louis after graduating high school.  She wants to explore opportunities, but Zoot Suit, a well-known gangster, entices her to come work for him. The community rallies to prevent Wanda from making a serious mistake and with the help of Scott Joplin, Madam CJ Walker, Cool Papa Bell and Tina Turner, they manage to save her from the clutches of Zoot Suit.

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