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Arts & Entertainment - March 17, 2023

Review: A powerful voice for change

TheatreWorks celebrates voting rights activist with 'Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer'

by Karla Kane

"Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer" is all about voice — honoring Fannie Lou Hamer's legacy as a voice for freedom, justice and equality, and showcasing the simply wonderful voice of Greta Oglesby, who brings the remarkable Hamer to life on stage in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's current production.

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