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The Agitators

Following recommendations from local and state officials in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all remaining performances of The Agitators are cancelled.

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"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.

What Barrymore Voters Are Saying

"A powerful and thought-provoking production that prompted discussion all the way home."

"The Agitators was excellent. The lighting, sound, visual effects were well done. The acting superb!"

"The Agitators is a must see play 100 years after the 19th amendment was ratified! It's especially powerful in today's world with the Black Lives Matter and Me Too movements. Brava to Theatre Horizon!"

"The Agitators is a "must-see" type of show, beautifully acted and thought-provoking."

Playwright

Mat Smart

Director

Cheyenne Barboza

Estimated Run Time

2 hours 15 minutes
Canceled
Barrymore Recommended
Closing Soon
Feb 28 - Mar 22, 2020
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from $25

Box Office

610.283.2230

Venue

Theatre Horizon
401 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
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