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Frederick Douglass Now

Solo Performance

Frederick Douglass Now is a one-man show inspired by the life and work of the self-liberated abolitionist and pioneering feminist Frederick Douglass. Roger Guenveur Smith has edited Douglass' classic 19th century texts into a jazz-infused narrative, bookended by original writing of Beckettian force to produce the kind of edgy, stylistic mash-up of which vital contemporary theater is made.