Join Lord Dunmore, the last Royal Governor of Virginia, as he finalizes his famous proclamation at the inception of the Revolutionary War, issuing martial law and offering freedom to enslaved people owned by those rebelling against the king. In this new museum theatre piece, we investigate what this proclamation may have meant to the people of Virginia, enslaved and free.
Dates & Times
Drawing the Line
The Peddler's Opera
The Peddler’s Opera serves as a hilarious morality play to show the downfalls of profiting off a tragedy.
Convicts for the Colonies
Join Donna Wolf to discover the lives of English criminals who were transported to Virginia as punishment in the 18th century. What was their life like, and how do we know?
Art Museums Admission
To Hang a Pirate
Join with us in a trial of a member of the crew of Blackbeard the pirate that actually occurred in Williamsburg in 1719. Hear the evidence and make a judgment!
Open to the Public