february, 2022

12feb2:00 pmEbenezer Maxwell Mansion: Tea with Frederick Douglass and A Life in Three Dresses

Event Details

The Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion proudly celebrates Black History Month with a double feature of two powerful one-act plays written and directed by Shav’on Smith.

Tea with Frederick Douglass finds him trying out his famous speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” while examining his own past. A Life in Three Dresses tells the story of Elizabeth Keckley, also born into slavery, whose brilliance saw her rise to the White House, becoming the dressmaker and confidante of Mary Todd Lincoln. Together, these plays will give you an inside look into the lives of two extraordinary Black Americans.

Friday, February 11, 2022, at 7:00 pm; Saturday, February 12, 2022, at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Cost: $30; Cost for neighbors with 19144 or 19138 zip codes: $20

Masks and proof of vaccination are required for admission. 

More Info – Click HERE

Time

(Saturday) 2:00 pm

Location

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

200 W Tulpehocken St

Organizer

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansiondiane@ebenezermaxwellmansion.org 200 W Tulpehocken St Philadelphia PA 19144

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