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A Revolutionary Encounter In London: A Historically Based Play Written And Directed By Debbie Wiess

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Sep 27 2021
A Revolutionary Encounter In London: A Historically Based Play Written And Directed By Debbie Wiess

On May 8, 1773 enslaved African-American poet Phillis Wheatley left Boston to travel to London to promote her book of poetry Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, to be published there later that summer. During her six week stay Phillis would have the opportunity to meet many notables, one of whom was American founding father Benjamin Franklin. The play recounts the meeting of these two Colonial American icons. A special version of the full-length play will be presented as a staged

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Mon, Sep 27, 2021

5:30 pm at Online/Virtual Space

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