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The Agitators

"Do you believe this can ever be a country for all?" Susan B. Anthony, a white suffragist, asks Frederick Douglass, a black statesman, on the day they first meet. It’s the question at the heart of The Agitators, a riveting new play about two rebels who became American icons. Youthful hopes and dreams united them in their fight to end slavery, but over time, their disagreements about how to gain voting rights tested their alliance. Theirs is a story of defiance, rebellion, and revolution. In 2020 we invite you to meet the people who wrote the playbook on how to fight for someone else’s rights.


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Cheyenne Barboza

Estimated Run Time

2 hours 15 minutes
Feb 28 - Mar 22, 2020
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from $25

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