Martin Luther King Honored With a Play From Lakewood Writer
Today, we remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. A Lakewood playwright has transformed his remarkable story into a full stage production.
Do You Still Dream was presented last year in Lakewood, New York City and Washington D.C. It was the brainchild of Ken Craddox, who delves into the civil rights pioneer's life in a unique way, starting at age 10.
Craddox said "I wanted to capture a part of Dr. King that most people knew nothing about: his youth. It's a way that we can have the audience, especially kids, relate to the material and feel like anything is possible for anyone."
The cast includes 10 people including two vocalists. The journey takes you from his home life and dinner with his family all the way up to his marches, protests and that iconic "I Have A Dream" speech.
Craddox is now trying to secure funding to keep the show going.
For more information, visit www.bishopskid.com