Hattie McDaniel … What I Need You To Know
Jun 21st Through Jun 24th
Discover the fascinating story of the first African American to win an Academy Award with Vickilyn Reynolds’ spirited musical tribute, Hattie McDaniel … What I Need You To Know, at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. Vickilyn Reynolds is an award-winning writer and performer who brings Hattie McDaniel to life through music, vocals, and storytelling.
In 1939, Hattie McDaniel won Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Gone With The Wind. She performed in films, on television, and was the first African American woman to sing on radio in the U.S. Vickilyn Reynolds and her talented cast and crew re-create Hattie McDaniel’s life and the 1930s era of entertainment on-stage during this rare opportunity to experience a unique historical drama. Vickilyn Reynolds encourages audience members to attend in vintage period clothing of the 1930s.