This play, "Walking in Memphis," will 'wow' an audience as it features the fabulous music and songs written by a host of African Americans! Hit songs that put Memphis music on the map! The script references the talented Tina Turner, Isaac Hayes, BB King, Al Green and several others. The skit is perfect for K-3 students and can easily be adapted for older grades. The dialogue takes the audience back in time to how it all started in Memphis, with W.C. Handy, known as the Father of the Blues, to the present. It honors the oldest black radio station in the country, WDIA and salutes STAX recording studio where the "magic" happened! Educate and entertain both students and parents with the history of Memphis Music! Notify the newspaper and invite the community because your school will talk about this Black History play for months afterwards!
Anna Lee Pechak
Educator and VP of MSA (Memphis Songwriters Association)