Fredrick Douglass: In The Shadow of Slavery

    Fri, Feb 28, 2014

    Times: 8:00PM - 11:00PM

    Venue: Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    684 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740


    508-997-5664 x116

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    A highly suspenseful and provocative one-man adventure that barrels headfirst into the dramatic complexities of American (and New Bedford!) history. Journey through Douglass' heartbreaking childhood as a plantation slave, his harrowing escape to New Bedford and freedom, to his pivotal friendship with Abraham Lincoln. Portrayed by Broadway star Mel Johnson Jr, this performance is a moving tribute to a pillar of American history. Tickets are $15-$27 and are available at the Z box office, by telephone at 508-994-2900 or online at


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