Tolton: From Slave to Priest, the powerful live production performed by actor Jim Coleman and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions, will be presented at The Great Aunt Stella Center on Friday, June 7 at 7:30pm and Saturday, June 8 at 3 and 7:30pm.
Meet Fr. Augustus Tolton, the first African American priest, in this one-man multimedia performance. From his dramatic escape from slavery to his courageous struggle in the face of prejudice, Fr. Tolton’s inspiring life centers around his message reconciliation and hope. This riveting drama is filled with all the elements of professional theater, runs 75 minutes, and is suitable for ages 10 and up.
Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for ages 18 and under. For additional information, contact African American Affairs Ministry at email RLAdams@charlottediocese.org