Alabama Story by Kenneth Jones

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Presented by SouthWest Theatre Productions at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin TX

Jul 12 - 28
Alabama Story by Kenneth Jones

In 1959 a children’s book creates racial tension in Montgomery Alabama during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. Based on true events.

Based on true events:

In 1959 during the Civil Rights Movement, a famed author and illustrator creates a children’s book about a black rabbit and a white rabbit getting married. Citizens and a senator demand the state librarian ban the book, believing it to be a secret message encouraging children to marry outside of their race. The librarian refuses, setting off an avalanche of conflict, controversy, and self-reflection.

Special concessions by donation reflect the era:
Moon Pies, RC Cola and

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Thu-Sat 8 p.m.  (Sundays 4 p.m.)

Tickets:

General $22

Students and Seniors $18

Groups (6 or more) $15

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Trinity Street Theatre

901 Trinity Street, 4th Floor, Austin, TX 78701

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