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WHO ARE THE DELANY SISTERS? FIND OUT @ GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE'S NEXT PRODUCTION!
George Street Playhouse's Upcoming Production, Having Our Say, gives audiences
a secondhand look at 100 years of American History through the
powerful stories from women who lived through it all!
knowledge prior to seeing Having Our
Say with a glimpse of the impact these women had on American
history. Who are the Delany Sisters?
Delany (1889 - 1999)
Born Sarah Louise Delany, Sadie became
famous at the age of 103, when her book Having Our Say:
The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years was first
published. She earned a Masters Degree from Columbia
University in 1925 and was the first Black person to teach
domestic science in public schools nationwide. Sadie will
be played by Inga
Delany (1891 - 1995)
Born Annie Elizabeth Delany, Bessie
received her DDS degree from Columbia University in 1923,
and was the only black female in her graduating class. By
1994, she was not only a published author, but earned the
Distinguished Alumna Award from Columbia. Bessie will be
played by Rosalyn
Before you see Having
Our Say, check out a NewsHour Interview with the Delany
Sisters from 1994, where Sadie was 105, and Bessie was 103.
With the holidays and the new year fast approaching, now is the perfect time to consider a tax-deductible gift to the Playhouse. Your donation sustains our high quality productions and brings engaging arts experiences to our schools and community. In appreciation for your investment in great theatre, we are pleased to offer you our golden anniversary donor benefits.
L to R:
Chris Bohjalian, George Merrick, Grace Experience, Ella Kennedy
Davis, Ali Marsh, Fred Weller, Monique A. Robinson, Ryan
George, and Artistic Director - David Saint
Monday, George Street Playhouse was in attendance for a
developmental reading of Chris Bohjalian's all-new play The Club, which
will make its world premiere on our stage this Spring
(February 27 — March 17, 2024).
During the process, our
team discussed the themes of the play with this
reading's cast, and the playwright himself, New
York Times Best-Selling Author Chris Bohjalian, as
pictured all the way to the left!