Fort Huachuca

ensemble theatre · ailema sousa · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

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May 04, 2018

Fort Huachuca: A Tale of Sisterhood, Patriotism, Race, and Love

A debut production, written by emerging actress and playwright Ailema Sousa.

Set in Arizona on an army base camp. The play focuses on the
contributions and sacrifices made by the African-American women’s army auxiliary corps (WAAC’s) during the Second World War. A concept created two years ago after failing to find a film or play about World War Two which featured Black women playing central or supporting characters in a narrative. They were non-existent.

With the success of stories and films such as ‘Hidden Figures’ and more recently ‘Black Panther’ a story like ‘Fort Huachuca’ is needed now more than ever. Their success suggests that people want to see a different narrative, they want to see themselves reflected on screen and on stage. Ailema and the rest of the cast (Natalia Elizabeth, Nicole Sousa, Ashlee Jones, Benjamin Colbourne, Charles Nkrumah Jr, Resheda Terry, and Tiera Dashae with voiceovers by Kandace Caine & Kenneth Shook) will perform at the OMR Theatre @The Compl


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