Texas Readers Theater Series: Frederick Douglass


June 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In the first of the Museum's three part Texas Readers Theater Series, enjoy a reading and discussion of a theatrical adaptation from Fredrick Douglass’ memoirs and speeches. Douglass escaped from slavery, taught himself to read and write, and later became a speechmaker, writer, civil rights activist, newspaper editor, recruiter for the Union army, and statesman. Playwright Sandra Mayo, whose other works include Acting Up and Getting Down: Plays by African American Texans and Stages of Struggle and Celebration: A History of Black in Texas, will lead the conversation.

Teachers: To receive CPE credit, email education@thestoryoftexas.com.

Program presented in partnership with Spectrum Theatre Company.