North the Musical, which will show at the Chandler Center for the Arts in November, tells the story of Lawrence and his mother, Minnie, as they escape the Deep South and travel North through the Underground Railroad. The musical will premiere Nov. 4 and 5.
The production was created by writer and composer Ashli St. Armant and will feature jazz and historically Black music genres, according to a news release. Chandler performances of the show are Nov. 4 at 7:00 p.m., Nov. 5 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave.
Tickets are on sale at chandlercenter.org or by calling 480-782-2680. Tickets are $42 & $32 with $15 tickets for youth. The show is recommended for audiences aged 10 and older, and is based on real accounts of slave escapes through the Underground Railroad network.