The Story Behind the Play
The Lowell Milken Center of Fort Scott, Kansas awarded a Lowell Milken Center Fellowship to Stephanie Bishop of Prince George, Virginia. She travelled to Fort Scott on July 10th for a week of collaboration with the Center. While there, her research and interaction with people involved with projects...
The Story Behind the Play
Performances
The one-act play entitled "Walk With Me" is a project that has been inspired by the work of the Lowell Milken Center in Fort Scott, Kansas.Where:  Prince George High School Auditorium, 7801 Laurel Spring Rd, Prince George, VAWhen: Thursday, October 20th at 7:00 PM.Cost: Free admissionFor ticket in...
Performances
Scenes from the Play
The play is a 30 minute one-act play that chronicles many of the events of the 1957 school year at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. From the first days of protests and angry mobs to the end of the school year, the play captures many of the Little Rock Nine experiences during their tumul...
Scenes from the Play
Abria Humphries
Abria Humphries is a junior at Prince George High School. She plays the roles of Elizabeth Eckford, Governor Faubus, Minnijean Brown, and Miss McGalin. Humphries started doing theater in the seventh grade and has been in six musicals and one play production. For Humphries theater is not only an outl...
Abria Humphries
Bryce Kephart
Bryce Kephart was born in 1989 and raised in Prince George County, VA. He attended Prince George High School where he explored his interest in the arts. He acted in several productions during his high school career under the direction of Stephanie Bishop such as: West Side Story and the VHSL State C...
Bryce Kephart
Little Rock Nine
The story of the Little Rock Nine is one that began with the famous Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka in 1954. This case declared segregation to be unconstitutional in public schools and therefore mandated the desegregation of schools all across the United States.Although Ark...
Little Rock Nine
Travis Kennedy
Travis Kennedy was born in Petersburg, Virginia. During his years at Prince George High School, he acted in multiple award-winning productions including Bionik Row, West Side Story and The Fortunate. He is a recent graduate of Old Dominion University, with a BA in Communication.
Travis Kennedy
Walk With Me 1957 inspiration
Many of the scenes and images from this play were influenced by Will Counts book entitled, A Life Is More Than a Moment – The Desegregation of Little Rock's Central High. Here is a review of the book from Kirkus Review.A LIFE IS MORE THAN A MOMENT (reviewed on July 15, 1999 by www.kirku...
Walk With Me 1957 inspiration
Ken Reinhardt’s story
Ken Reinhardt’s story
Little Rock’s Central High School
In 1957, Central High School was one of the most prestigious schools in the state of Arkansas. Little Rock considered itself progressive, yet it took three years to enroll a handful of black students.It was completed in 1927, and the New York Times declared it the most expensive high school created ...
Little Rock’s Central High School