Set in the 1800s in Dorchester County, Maryland, this exciting, drama-filled play follows the life of Harriet Tubman in her formative years of life. It portrays how community was a central component of survival for her as a child and the need to keep community intact.
Born into enslavement, Araminta as a child knew there must be a better life outside of enslavement and set out to ensure life as a slave was no more for her and her community. She keeps returning to steal slaves to keep the support of community intact. Araminta: An American Shero, a story of a community’s love, respect, relationships and tenderness, honors the perseverance of Harriet Tubman.