Beneath The Crown: A Survivor's Story

Igniting Your Imagination

Get ready for the explosive one-woman stage play written and performed by Dr. April K, Beneath The Crown:  A Survivor’s Story.  This is a play that you don’t want to miss!

The beautiful theater is not just about making, but it contains meaning in it.

Dr. April K.

Playwright & Performer

What Makes The Difference?

Dr. April K’s performances transcend the stage, weaving tales that resonate with the soul. A truly riveting performer, she captivates audiences with a unique blend of passion, authenticity, and profound storytelling. In her presence, the stage becomes a universe, and every word spoken is a galaxy, making Dr. Kelley one of the most riveting performers on the planet.

Featured Past Performance

The Art Place

The venue will be hosted in cooperation with Javon Johnson Productions.

Upcoming Events

580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302
Showtime:  7:30 PM

580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302
Showtime:  7:30 PM

Promotional Booklet: “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story”
 

Unlock the captivating narrative of triumph, resilience, and empowerment with our promotional booklet for “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story,” an extraordinary one-woman play by the inspiring Dr. April K. This promotional collateral serves as a compelling gateway into the heart-wrenching yet triumphant journey of a survivor.

This promotional booklet is not just a gateway to a theatrical event; it’s an invitation to be part of a movement, celebrating strength, overcoming adversity, and empowering individuals to rise above life’s challenges. Join us on this transformative journey with “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story.”

Now Accepting Vendor Applications for "Beneath The Crown: A Survivor's Story"

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for companies interested in becoming a vendor at select shows and cities for the stage play “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story.” This is an incredible opportunity to showcase your products or services to a captive audience passionate about supporting survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse. Spaces are limited.  If you’re interested in becoming a vendor for this impactful event, click the button below to submit your application today!

Event News

Step into the spotlight of “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story” – explore the latest event news and be part of the inspiring narrative unfolding before your eyes.

 
 
Dr. April K, Title IX Expert and Advocate, to Connect with Columbia Area Title IX Coordinators and Students

COLUMBIA, SC – April 15, 2024 – Dr. April K, a renowned advocate for survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse, is returning to her alma mater city of Columbia, South Carolina for the powerful one-woman show, “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story.” The Columbia debut takes place on Sunday, April 21, 2024, at USC’s Booker T. Washington Auditorium...READ MORE

2001 FORMER MS. BENEDICT COLLEGE, DR. APRIL KELLEY, BRINGS HER ONE-WOMAN STAGE PLAY TO THE BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AUDITORIUM CALLED “BENEATH THE CROWN: A SURVIVOR’S STORY”

COLUMBIA, SC (April 4, 2024) – “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story” is a powerful theatrical production by 2001 former Ms. Benedict College and South Carolina native Dr. April Kelley that delves into the harrowing journey of survival and resilience, exploring the untold story of Dr. April K. through unthinkable adversities and trauma. Dr. April K. passionately crafted this production with the purpose of shedding light on the hidden struggles faced by survivors and inspiring audiences to find strength in their own resilience. …READ MORE

A Powerful New Tool for Healing: Dr. April K Is Sharing Her Story on Stage

COLUMBIA, SC – April 16, 2024 – For many, mental health struggles feel isolating and overwhelming. Traditional therapy can be incredibly helpful, but sometimes, the need for healing goes beyond a session room. Dr. April K, a survivor of sexual violence and domestic abuse, has discovered a powerful and unique way to manage her own mental health and inspire others: her one-woman stage play, “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story.”...READ MORE

2001 Miss Benedict College Dr. April K Returns to Columbia for Her Powerful One-Woman Stage Play "Beneath The Crown: A Survivor's Story"

COLUMBIA, SC – April 15, 2024 – Dr. April K, a renowned advocate for survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse, is returning to her alma mater city of Columbia, South Carolina for the powerful one-woman show, “Beneath The Crown: A Survivor’s Story.” The Columbia debut takes place on Sunday, April 21, 2024, at USC’s Booker T. Washington Auditorium...READ MORE

Dr. April K and Author Indy Brennan Announce Plans to Adapt "What If White People Were Slaves" into Film

May 6, 2024, Atlanta, Georgia – In a groundbreaking move, Dr. April K and Author Indy Brennan are set to adapt the thought-provoking novel “What If White People Were Slaves” into a film. Originally released in 2019 under the title “Reciprocal,” Brennan’s novel garnered significant attention for its daring premise, akin to Alex Haley’s monumental work “Roots,” but with a profound twist where white individuals are depicted as slaves and people of color as the slave masters...READ MORE

NEW BOOK RELEASE

GET YOUR COPY TODAY!!!

Dr. April K and N. D. “Indy” Brennan have teamed up for the re-release of his groundbreaking book, “What If White People Were Slaves? (Book One).” Dr. April K contributes an exceptionally compelling foreword, drawing unexpected parallels between the book’s narrative and her own personal traumas. The book unfolds an alternate history where two main characters, a former white slave girl, and a former slave owner of African descent, navigate a world set in early 1800s America where roles are reversed—white people are slaves, and people of color are slave masters. Exclusively available through this website, this e-book is a “must-read” that challenges perspectives and sparks vital conversations.

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