Concord University Hosting Performance of ‘Pearls of Wisdom’

For Immediate Release: 
Feb 11 2014

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712


ATHENS, W.Va. – In honor of Black History Month, the Concord University Office of Multicultural Affairs will be presenting “Pearls of Wisdom” staged by 4Pals Productions. The production will be held Tuesday, Feb, 18 at 7 p.m. on the Main Stage of the Alexander Fine Arts Theatre.

“Pearls of Wisdom” is the long awaited sequel to “The Passing of the Pearl” and was written by Concord alumnus, Vain Colby.

The production is set in the South during the Civil Right era of the 1960s. Producers say this performance will leave the audience members with a positive, fresh outlook on living and loving. The original cast is reprising their roles with the addition of three new cast members. The production is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For additional information, please contact Nancy Ellison, director of Multicultural Affairs, at or 304-384-6086.


Heather Williams, a Concord University senior majoring in English with an emphasis in journalism and writing, wrote this press release. Her hometown is Charleston, W.Va.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086 if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.