The cast of “My Heart is the Drum”

Leah Klafczynski

The cast of “My Heart is the Drum” rehearses in E. Turner Stump Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. My Heart is the Drum tells the story of Efua Kuti, a young woman who flees her village in Ghana after her impending arranged marriage threatens her lifelong dream of a college education. Guided by her grandmother’s spirit, Efua confronts life-threatening dangers and subsequently discovers her true strength. The production will run on weekends starting Feb. 20 and run until March 1.