Bright Star Touring Theatre to offer free performances of “George Washington Carver & Friends” Feb. 8

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will offer two free performances of “George Washington Carver & Friends” on Saturday, Feb. 8. A morning presentation is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., followed by a 6 p.m. evening show at Friendship Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road.  

Area residents are invited to attend these free performances as George Washington Carver leads the audience on a fast-paced and hilarious introduction to some of the most influential African-Americans of the last 150 years. Booker T. Washington, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall and Madame C.J. Walker are just a few of the inspirational stories brought to life in this empowering production.

This production is part of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre’s "Arts For All" free community performance series, which is supported by United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.

For more information, contact Renaissance Centre Specialist Debra Horton at 919-435-9566 or