Juneteenth 2023

Voices of Philadelphia

A new performance by

Grounded Theatre Company

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Performances at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Free admission

For the 2023 Juneteenth Festival, the Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground of Germantown is pleased to present a new production:

Voices of Philadelphia (Part 1)

Grounded Theatre Company features members of their youth conservatory in this performance of dramatic speeches and dance. Featured are the words of Frances Ellen Watkins, Sarah Mapp Douglas, Richard Allen, and James Forten, Jr

Tanya O'Neill as Frances Ellen Watkins

Dameisha Jackson as Sarah Mapp Douglas

Ra'shad McDonald as Richard Allen

Mark Shasanmi as James Forten, Jr.

Saturday, June 17, 2023. Two performances: 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

Performance length: approximately 45 minutes.

Admission is free. View program.

The Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground will be open to visitors from 12-5pm on Saturday June 17.

More information on the Juneteenth festival.

Learn more about Black history at the Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground

Featured images: Mark Shasanmi as John Lewis; Ayanna Presley and Rachel Pressley (dancers); from the 2022 Juneteenth performance.