Barry Scott's Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Barry Scott's Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 Nashville, Tennessee, USA
BandComedy

An authority on the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Scott created his tribute to Dr. King to teach a generation of students about one of American’s most violent and inspiring times and the man who mobilized a generation of people and changed the world.

Biography

An authority on the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Scott created his tribute to Dr. King to teach a generation of students about one of American’s most violent and inspiring times and the man who mobilized a generation of people and changed the world.

Mr. Scott discusses Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement in his lecture and actually becomes Dr. King recreating some of his most inspiring speeches. Scott is so convincing in his portrayal of Dr. King, that the late Coretta Scott King once cornered him between acts of his performance to compliment him on his realistic and honest depiction of her late husband.

Mr. Scott performed Dr. King’s speeches for President Carter and in performing arts centers and college campuses across the country. A native of Nashville, Barry Scott is also the founder and artistic director of The American Negro Playwright Theatre.

NACA SHOWCASES:
NORTHERN PLAINS LECTURE SHOWCASE 2009
NATIONALS LECTURE SHOWCASE 2008
MID-AMERICA LECTURE SHOWCASE 2007
MID-ATLANTIC SHOWCASE 2007
NORTHERN PLAINS LECTURE SHOWCASE 2007
MID-AMERICA LECTURE SHOWCASE ALTERNATE 2006
WEST LECTURE SHOWCASE ALTERNATE 2006
NORTHEAST LECTURE SHOWCASE ALTERNATE 2006
CENTRAL LECTURE SHOWCASE 2005

Set List

A typical program is 60 minutes long. Barry Scott also presents a lecture called "From I Have a Dream to Yes We Can!", a performance art piece called "Ain't Got Long" and a leadership lecture entitled "Courage Under Fire."