Full Length Play
Time Period - 18th Century
Settings Of Play - Paris, 1789.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
In the months leading up to the French Revolution Thomas Jefferson’s two daughters spend an afternoon with revolutionary and early feminist Olympe De Gouges and her son Pierre learning about the Revolution and questioning their own understanding of the word freedom. With the two girls is their slave Sally Hemings who is faced with a decision regarding her own freedom that will alter all of their lives.
My Vacation in Paris was commissioned and produced in 2006 by Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia under the direction of Marcia Gardener.