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Orange County’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative in collaboration with Bethune-Cookman University and onePULSE Foundation – Orlando Theater Event

Mayor Demings' SealOrange County, FL – In recognition of Black History Month and as Part I of the  Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative’s African American Renaissance Series, the MLK membership is proud to partner with Bethune-Cookman University to support onePULSE Foundation in presenting the original readers theater piece, “Emotional Rollercoaster: Love Letter to Life”.  This unique theater event takes place on Friday, February 3, 2023, at the Orlando Reparatory Theater in Loch Haven Park.

Created by Bethune-Cookman University’s Theatre Troupe 1904 in response to social issues impacting African American lives, “Emotional Rollercoaster: Love Letter to Life explores topics including race, body image, sexuality, relationships, and peer pressure. Life’s ups and downs are revealed to be much like a rollercoaster.

This event will feature a chat-back session with the young performers hosted by Monica May of STAR 94.5 FM.

Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative
Bethune-Cookman University
onePULSE Foundation

FREE Event: Original readers theater piece, “Emotional Rollercoaster: Love Letter to Life”

Friday, February 3, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for authentic African American Cuisine

Black Box Theatre at the Orlando Repertory Theatre
1001 E. Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803

Show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Seats are limited – Reservations are available at

For more information, please contact:

Earl S. Mowatt, PhD
Vice President of Education
onePULSE Foundation
P: 407.775.4611 Ext. 410

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