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"The Princeton & Slavery Plays"

Times: Saturday, November 18 at 4:00pm and Sunday, November 19 at 1:00pm & 4:30pm
Location: Berlind Theatre

"The Princeton & Slavery Plays" are seven newly-commissioned short plays based on historical documents uncovered as part of the research project. They will premiere at McCarter Theatre (Berlind Theatre) on Saturday, November 18 at 4:00pm and on Sunday, November 19 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm.

Playwrights include:

  • Nathan Alan Davis
  • Jackie Sibblies Drury
  • Dipika Guha
  • Branden Jacobs-Jenkins '06
  • Kwame Kwei-Armah
  • Emily Mann, McCarter Artistic Director and Resident Playwright
  • Regina Taylor.

The plays are free and open to the public. Tickets are required to attend the plays. They can be obtained through the McCarter Theatre Ticket Office.

The Princeton & Slavery Project, a scholarly investigation of Princeton University's historical engagement with the institution of slavery, will host a scholarly symposium on November 17-18, 2017. For a full schedule of the weekend’s events, see: https://slaverysymposium.princeton.edu/.

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