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One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue - ePublication

adapted by Lynn Nottage
Full Length, Drama
4 men, 4 women (doubling)
Total Cast: 8, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-3291-9


MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: Between 1936 and 1938, the Federal Writers’ Project gathered over 2,300 interviews with former slaves. Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage has collected and condensed these interviews into a theatrical exploration of the history of slavery in the United States. By resurrecting these slaves’ stories onstage, Nottage resurrects the voices of people who for so many years had none, and creates a space for the contemplation of the enduring effects of slavery in America.