Jackie Robinson rises from humble origins to integrate into Major League Baseball, performing brilliantly despite the threats and abuse he faces on and off the field and, in the process, challenges the prejudiced notions of what a black man can achieve.
Jackie Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for 'turning the other cheek.' After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces a crippling illness, he struggles to remain relevant.
Explore this exquisite comedy of comparison and contrast, as well as what the ultimate 'ado' about 'nothing' really means, with Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt. Much Ado About Nothing is one of 15 plays that Shakespeare set in Italy.
In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives. More than 40 years later, the now-famous Koko continues to redraw the line between people and animals.