( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sat., Aug. 6, 2022 )
Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
In telling the story of her enslavement in the North, as well as her dramatic escape and subsequent fight to tear down slavery across the country, Sojourner Truth provides a compelling and personal lens into pre-Civil War America.
FREDERICK DOUGLASS: NO TURNING BACK
Set in 1872 in an anti-slavery church in Ohio, this tour-de-force performance reveals one of our greatest American heroes who, with wisdom and humor became an electrifying orator, Christian leader, abolitionist, and newspaper editor.
Performed by: SOJOURNER - First World Theatre Ensemble-Philadelphia, PA; FREDERICK DOUGLASS - Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina-Summerville, SC
Written by: SOJOURNER - Richard LaMonte Pierce; FREDERICK DOUGLASS - Chris Weatherhead
Directed by: SOJOURNER - Glenn Alan; FREDERICK DOUGLASS - Chris Weatherhead
National Black Theatre Festival