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

February 01, 2023

Orange County Government Public Information Officer
Email: [email protected]

Seal of Mayor DemingsOrange County, FL – In recognition of Black History Month and as Part I of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative of Orange County, the MLK membership is proud to partner with Bethune-Cookman University to support the onePULSE Foundation in presenting the original reader theater play, Emotional Rollercoaster: Love Letter to Life. This unique theatrical event takes place on Friday 3rd February 2023 at the Orlando Reparatory Theater in Loch Haven Park.

Emotional Rollercoaster: Love Letter to Life was created in 1904 by the Bethune-Cookman University theater company in response to social issues affecting the lives of African Americans and explores issues of race, body image, sexuality, relationships and peer pressure. The ups and downs of life turn out to be a rollercoaster ride.

This event will feature a chat back session with the young artists, moderated by STAR 94.5 FM’s Monica May.

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

FREE Event: Original Readers Play “Emotional Rollercoaster: Love Letter to Life”

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

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

The show starts at 7:30 p.m
Places are limited – reservations are possible at

For more information, please contact:

Earl S Mowatt, PhD
Vice President for Education
onePULSE Foundation
P: 407.775.4611 ext. 410

About the Orange County Government: The Orange County government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in central Florida, Orange County comprises 13 communities and is home to world-renowned theme parks, one of the largest convention centers in the country and a thriving life sciences research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the mayor, who is elected statewide. For more information, visit or the Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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