American civil rights activist and renowned poet Dr Maya Angelou’s iconic life story is heading to Broadway

The story will be told in a one-woman play fittingly titled Phenomenal Woman: An Evening With Maya Angelou in 2021.

In a statement released by her son, Guy Johnson described the play as “drawing from the late Angelou’s many writings, along with some private musings that have never before been made public.“

“My mother lived an extraordinary life. She brought a sense of passion to living and invested herself wholly in it. What she wanted most was justice for all human beings, and the freedom to experience joy and laughter.”

“We hope to capture her joie de vivre. We’re going to include some private anecdotes that will be a revelation to audiences. I’m pleased to be working with this team in bringing her story to life and can’t wait for the public to experience it,” he continued.

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