2 Results for tag "Theater"
The Spirit of 18th-Century Theater
The year: 1665. The place: Accomack County, Virginia. Three guys drinking at a tavern struck up a play entitled, The Bear and the Cub. A patron at the bar saw the production and was highly offended. This patron was so offended at the performance that they sued the three actors …
Reflections on ‘Created Equal’
On the Fourth of July we celebrate the Declaration of Independence, which asserts that “all men are created equal” and endowed with certain unalienable rights, including “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The question posed by Frederick Douglass in his 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the 4th …