Learn To Speak Doll - Public Performance

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Friday July 13

3:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Peppercorn Theatre at Kaleideum presents 

Learn to Speak Doll
An Imaginative Adventure Play for Young Audiences

By Angelica Chéri
Directed by
Nathan Ross Freeman

Inspired by the work of Dr. Maya Angelou*

After young Cadence moves from her home on the East Side of Winston-Salem, she finds herself in a new school with very different rules and very different classmates than she’s used to. Feeling totally isolated, Cadence finds that the only person who can help her is a famous local poet in a magical tea room filled with talking dolls.

Location: Hanesbrands Theatre

Approx. 50 minutes | Ages 7 & up

*Used with permission of Caged Bird Legacy, LLC



$10 (+tax)/member

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$12 (+tax)/non-member

Production photographs may be taken during any performance of Learn to Speak Doll. By purchasing tickets, you agree that Kaleideum has the right to take photographs of the audience members in connection with the above-identified event.

Kaleideum may use such photographs for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. 



Join us after the show for PeppTalks – Peppercorn’s interactive 30-minute discussions with artists and experts about topics that connect to our plays and community. These conversations are curated to be engaging for audiences of all ages.

Inspiring Young Voices: Authoring Action
Friday, July 13 after the 3pm performance

As young Cadence learns in the play, speaking from the heart requires bravery and inspiration. Authoring Action inspires and educates young people in Winston-Salem through creative writing, spoken word, and visual arts. Hear from recent program participants, and learn more from Authoring Action Artistic Director and director of Learn to Speak Doll, Nathan Ross Freeman.