Battle Cry

Battle Cry is inspired by the life and travails of an unsung hero in the Black Civil Rights Movement named Claudette Colvin. At 15, Claudette refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus 9 months prior to Rosa Parks’ arrest. Battle Cry tells the personal story of a naïve but passionate 15-year-old girl whose impact on the world has been left out of history books.

Character List Main Character List Claudette Colvin Ella Winbrook QP Colvin Mary Ann Colvin Raymond Fred Gray Rosa Parks Auxiliary Characters Smaller parts that are double cast Preacher King Bus Driver Gossipers Police Officers Prosecution Judges Cast Requirements Women: 4 Men: 5