March 31 — May 13, 2018
In the Ellyn Bye Studio

Previews are Mar. 31- Apr. 5 | Opening night Apr. 6
Written and Performed by DeLanna Studi
Directed by Corey Madden

A frank, funny and inspiring story of a contemporary Cherokee woman who goes on a six-week, 900-mile journey with her father along the Trail of Tears to better understand her own identity and the conflicts of her nation. And So We Walked is a powerful, multi-faceted dramatic memoir that draws on interviews, historical research and the artist’s personal experiences to convey the complexities and conflicts with which the Cherokee wrestle.

DeLanna Studi returns to The Armory for her own very personal play after starring as Marie Dorion/Sarah Astor in Astoria: Part One and Two.

Who’s Who:
View the cast and creative team bios.

Explore the playbill.

Run Time:
Approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes, including one intermission.

Recommended for ages 13 and up. Contains some mature language. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.

Production made possible in part by a grant from

Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.,
Thursdays at noon*

*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar for more information.

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"And So We Walked" - Cultural Resources

Explore the world of the play through history, our playwright and recommended reading materials. 

"And So We Walked" - Educational Resources

Explore the world of DeLanna Studi's play through creative exercises, glossary and recommended reading materials. 

Photos: "And So We Walked"

See photos from And So We Walked coming to The Armory March 31 - May 13, 2018.

A Brief History of the Trail of Tears

Nearly all of the 17,000 Cherokee people were forced from their southeastern homeland in the early 1800s. Today it is widely remembered by the general public as the “Trail of Tears."

"And So We Walked" Cast and Creative Team

Meet the cast and creative team of And So We Walked, a powerful, multi-faceted dramatic memoir about a Cherokee woman and her father revisiting their history on the Trail of Tears.

Storytelling Workshop with DeLanna Studi

Learn how to shape and craft a story with the writer and performer of And So We Walked. Sat., Apr. 21, 2-5 p.m. 

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Art and photography for And So We Walked

Resource Guide

Please look for the resource guide here closer to this show's opening date.

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And So We Walked
Mar 31 – May 13

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