One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue

One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue

One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue

by: Lynn Nottage

by: Lynn Nottage

One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue

One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue

by: Lynn Nottage

by: Lynn Nottage

Overview

Between 1936 and 1938, the Federal Writers’ Project gathered over 2,300 interviews with former slaves. Pulitzer-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 she creates a space for the contemplation of the enduring effects of slavery in America.

Authors

Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage is a playwright from Brooklyn. Her plays include Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Mud, River, Stone, Por 'Knockers, Poof! (Heideman Award), and Las Meninas, which premiered at San Jose Repertory in 2002. Her plays have been produced Off-Broadway and regionally by The Acting ...

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