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Kimmel Center Presents

Tavis Smiley: Death of A King

A LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE

Friday
Feb 02, 2018
7:00 PM
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Overview

The man you know. The story you don’t.

Broadcaster and author Tavis Smiley presents a live multi-media stage presentation of his New York Times Bestseller, Death of A King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the death of the renowned civil rights leader, sponsored by Walmart. Jazz pianist, Marcus Roberts, accompanies Smiley with a live original score to illustrate the poignant story of Dr. King’s final year and his enduring legacy as a voice for equality in our nation.

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VIP Package Includes:

  • Best seats in the house
  • Tour Exclusive Autographed Mini-Special Edition Book – includes the script of the live show, liner notes from both Marcus and Tavis and some black and white photos. 
  • CD with Marcus' original tour music. 
  • Post-show photo-op 

Read more about the show on USA Today

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