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We Are The Dream:
The Legacy of Martin Luther King
Large Cast School Musical Play for Kids to Perform
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Let Your Kids Live the Dream!

I Have a Dream Play for Schools to Perform!

We Are The Dream:
The Legacy of Martin Luther King

Very flexible large cast size.  Running time under an hour.  The School Play Package gives you rights to edit the script, change roles/cast size, add music, make DVD/Video & make any other changes to fit your students & your production. Multiple casting for largest roles.  Script shows line counts, transitions & suggestions for cast adjustment.
CD: Sound FX, sing-a-long music.
Audience: Young, seniors, all ages.

School Play Package - Productions

I Have a Dream Play for Schools to Perform!

We Are The Dream:
The Legacy of Martin Luther King

Very flexible large cast size.  Running time under an hour.
The School Play Package gives you rights to edit the script, change roles/cast size, add music, make DVD/Video & make any other changes to fit your students & your production.  Multiple casting for largest roles.  Script shows line counts, transitions & suggestions for cast adjustment.
CD: Sound FX, sing-a-long music.
Audience: Young, seniors, all ages.

School Play Package - Productions

"It's for all of us...  We are the dream."
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Director Marianne Carruth, Tryon Fine Arts Center, NC - St. Francis of Assisi School, Mississippi

Teachers and Fellowship Leaders, this is what you are looking for!  A great play for kids to perform -- the story of Martin Luther King Jr's life written just for schools and churches!

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Ariel Community Academy, Chicago, IL - Joshua Academy, We Are the Dream, Evansville IN

"This show is not about rehearsal, not about perfection.  It's about faith and love and the message of Dr. King.  This dream is for all of us.  We are the dream."
Director Marianne Carruth, Tryon Fine Arts Center, NC

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

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"Thanks so much for your brilliant work!"
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Helen O'Grady Drama Academy, Nairobi

"The children knew what this was all about and knew how to get the key messages across.  It was absolutely fantastic!"
Woodberry Down Community Primary School, UK

"It was Absolutely Fantastic!"
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Woodberry Down Community Primary School, Hackney Gazette, London - Seward Elementary School, Syracuse, NY

"We Are The Dream touched this community like no other event I’ve been part of.  UNBELIEVABLE!"
Marianne Carruth, Tryon Fine Arts Center, NC


 As the Play Begins... The year is 1968. In a classroom in the rural South, children prepare for a visit from Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr.  Little do they know that by week's end the hero they have so admired will be gone forever.

 Martin Luther King's Dream Lives On In Our Children
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Woodberry Down Community Primary School, London

"The premiere of a revolutionary play went down like a dream with its audience last week. We are the Dream was performed by youngsters at Woodberry Down Primary School."
Hackney Gazette, London

"Children's March was portrayed powerfully by the students."
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The students fell to the floor as the scene in Alabama of the fire hoses and dogs attacking the children was enacted.
Martin Luther Kings speech “I Have A Dream” was was the crowning point of the program.

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

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"With all that has happened in our recent history -- We Are the Dream becomes even more meaningful for my students." 
Mary Thompson, Teacher, Farb Middle School, Santee CA

"They are the leaders of tomorrow."
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Johnstown NAACP Branch Community

"We decided to ask the youth to host the program and they decided they didn't necessarily want to have a keynote speaker. They wanted to do a play," said Alan Cashaw, NAACP Johnstown branch president.

 "I have directed your "We Are the Dream" three times and every time we do it, the teachers are in tears."
Brady McKay Williams, Drama Teacher, Sacramento

Excellent for Church & Community Performances!
Great for Church and Community Performances! Community Theatres bring the community together!
Liberty Theatre & Cultural Center - Fort Benning, Ga

The dream lives on, in the hearts and souls of every person on this Earth who believes in freedom - men, women, boys and girls, people in every land... brothers and sisters all.


"By acting it out on stage, they're making it real."
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NAACP Youth Council, Greater Johnstown High School Unity Club & Christ Centered Community Church, PA.

"The best way to remember Dr. Martin Luther King is to remember his life, and that is what this is all about.  By acting out those moments, they are learning stories they can share with future generations.  They are the leaders of tomorrow,"
Francine Cashaw, Johnstown Community

Appropriate Dialogue for Children: Speeches and vocabulary are appropriate for child performers ages 6 - 12.

A Flexible Cast of 25 or more children: (Doubling and extras possible.) Every role has a name and at least three spoken lines.  You may also mix up generations, have everyone at your school or church perform!

About 40-45 minutes long: Long enough to be a substantial project and short enough to accommodate your teaching schedule.

Great for Church Choirs, Schools Choirs! You can use the plays suggested in the script or replace with songs your choir already knows!

Familiar Music & Songs: What a Morning, Nobody Knows, Oh Happy Day, Black and White Together, Walk Hand in Hand, We Shall Overcome

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

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Productions

ArtReach's Musical Play, We Are the Dream, is a celebration of   Martin Luther King's life and all that he gave us.  ArtReach's musical children's play, We Are The Dream weaves soulful spirituals, gospel music, turbulent history and meaningful audience participation into an event of powerful emotional impact.  Songs may be sung by a choir, students and audience, lending great spiritual depth to this American story of hope, courage and triumph.   Includes the Inspiring Stories of: Rosa Parks, Vivian Jones, and other Courageous Pioneers of the American Civil Rights Movement.  This ArtReach School Play, offers positive examples for all children.  Especially powerful in churches when performers of all ages join the cast and perform together.  We Are the Dream is a Perfect Play for Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month.  Easy costumes and scenery: Many suggestions on how to create or find what you need to make a great looking production without breaking your budget!

"Martin would be proud of me..."
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They praised the children for immersing themselves in the play, sometimes for three days a week.  "A lot of them already know about Dr. King ... they've learned a lot of this at one point or another," Francine Cashaw said. "But by acting it out on stage, they're making it real."
TribDem.com, Johnstown, PA


"We Are The Dream touched this community like no other event I’ve been part of.  UNBELIEVABLE!"
Marianne Carruth, Tryon Fine Arts Center, NC


"What a great compilation of music!"
Kennelyn Ceralde, Sacramento, CA


"Many people tell me that "We Are the Dream" is the best play they've ever seen at their school.  I had as few as 16 students in one production, and as many as 42 in another.  It's a great show.  Thank you!"
Brady McKay Williams, Drama Teacher, Sacramento, CA


"Our Production of We Are the Dream was quite successful.  The editor of the Arts section of the Providence Journal gave it a 'Best Bets'!"
All Children's Theatre, Pawtucket, RI


"We are the Dream also featured the story of Rosa Parks, the seamstress who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man."
Hackney Gazette, London


"I recently purchased the We Are the Dream Play Package. You are a genius and a Godsend to a company like ours! Thanks so much for your brilliant work!"
Jerry Stevenson, Artistic Director, Columbia Children's Theatre, SC

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