Anansi: The Original Spider Man live at the NELA Delta African American Heritage Museum
The Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum will play two performances of Anansi: The Original Spider Man.
Cathy Airhart Webb, from CA Studios, said, "I decided to get three stories and weave them together. And this play was born out of those three stories."
Live performances are at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 19.
The Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum will host a public performance of the show on Friday, March 18 at 6 p.m.
This show is recommended for ages four and older. Admission for adults is $10 and for students, $8.
Anansi stories originated in Ghana hundreds of years ago when Africans were brought as slaves in the early 1500s. Anansi was a smart but mischievous god. The Sky God, Nyame, changed him into a spider because he refused to give up his mischievous ways.
For groups of five or larger at the NELA Children's Museum, reservations may be made by texting 318-516-3939. Individuals and small groups may purchase tickets beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the door. For groups of five or larger at the NELA Delta African American Heritage Museum, reservations may be made by calling 318-342-8889. Card and cash payments will be taken at the door.
For more information, please visit africanmuseummonroe.com.