Who Will Sing for Lena?

Who Will Sing for Lena?
December 4, 2017 paperlesslion
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Matrix Theatre Company presents “Who Will Sing for Lena?”  This one-woman play by Janice L. Liddell gives voice to Lena Baker, who, in 1944 Georgia, killed her abusive, white employer in self-defense. Using actual trial transcripts, the play dramatically lays out the motivations for her actions, telling the story of her abuse, the killing, her trial, and ultimate execution.

This one-woman play gives voice to Lena Baker, who, in 1944 Georgia, killed her abusive, white employer in self-defense. Using actual trial transcripts, the play dramatically lays out the motivations for her actions, telling the story of her abuse, the killing, her trial, and ultimate execution.

Performances through Dec. 10. Click here for tickets.

Matrix Theatre Company is located at 2730 Bagley St., Mexicantown, Detroit. Telephone: (313) 967-0999.