WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington community and surrounding areas are invited to see the inspiring story of Annie Londonderry who was the first woman to travel around the world on a bicycle.
According to a press release, UNCW Presents and Thalian Hall have made it possible to see a hybrid consisitng of theatre, spoken word poetry, and part documentary performance on the Thalian Hall Main Stage.
The hybrid is called Evalyn Parry's Spin, Starring the Bicycle.
In the performance, Parry introduces the idea of how the bicycle created a social change in the 19th century. The bicycle will be used for the whole performance with many roles as the prop for storytelling and as a physical musical instrument.
According to a press release, Spin, was nominated for a 2011 Canadian Folk Music Award, and the Toronto Star says "Whatever, it is, it's brilliant."