Main Street Theater presents The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963

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Main Street Theater presents The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963
Photo by Ricornel Productions

It’s 1963 and the Watsons, an African-American family, journey from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama to take their troublesome son, Byron, to live with his grandmother, a trip that lands them in one of the darkest moments in America’s racial history. A fictionalization of the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Christopher Paul Curtis’ novel won the Newbery Honor and the Coretta Scott King Awards.

Recommended for 5th Grade and older.

Event Details



Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston (MATCH)
3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002