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Cambridge stars and Howard directs The Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson at The Glimmerglass Festival

The Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson is a new play with music that premiered at The Glimmerglass Festival in 2021, celebrating the founder of the historic and groundbreaking National Negro Opera Company. The work, written by Mark Twain Award-winning playwright and librettist, Sandra Seaton, includes selections from the repertory of the National Negro Opera Company and original music by award-winning composer Carlos Simon, the John F. Kennedy Center Composer-in-Residence.

Alyson Cambridge stars in the title role and Kimille Howard directs.


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