Friends of Shrewsbury library host Sojourner Truth performance

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Friends of Shrewsbury library host Sojourner Truth performance
Kathryn Woods will portray Sojourner Truth in a program to be held virtually next month.

SHREWSBURY – A presentation on the life of one of the most significant figures in American history will take place during the Friends of Shrewsbury Public Library annual fall meeting and program. 

Actor Kathryn Woods will portray abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth as she was at the end of her life.

The program will be held virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The board is scheduled to hold their meeting at 6:30, with the performance beginning at 7 p.m.

Woods, as Truth, will recall her early days as a slave as well as her relationship with God. She will share stories from Truth’s long life. 

Woods has performed with TheatreWorks, People’s Theatre, the Wheelock Family Theatre and the Underground Railway Theatre. 

The performance is open to all. To register, visit: https://tinyurl.com/5zm3nmt2 or call the library at 508-841-8609 ext. 3.