Set in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, young Cadence moves from her home on the East Side to a fabulous new house on the West Side after her mother lands a high-paying new job. All seems like a wonderful upgrade until Cadence is accosted with vicious cyber-bullying on the first day at her new school. Thankfully, her mythical, poetry-quoting Godmother and talking doll come to the rescue.
Learn to Speak Doll is a children’s play commissioned by Peppercorn Theatre at Kaleideum, which premiered in the summer of 2018, directed by Nathan Ross Freeman. Inspired by the legacy of *Dr. Maya Angelou, the play highlights the importance of using one’s voice, especially in the face of adversity.
*Used with permission of Caged Bird Legacy, LLC