(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- Cape May Stage presents a virtual reading of My General Tubman by Lorene Cary on April 16 at 6:00pm. Directed by Andrew Binger, this is a beautiful and exciting new play about the complex journey of Harriet Tubman and the impact she continues to have today.
In the play, Tubman shows up in a Philadelphia prison to find men to fight with her in the Civil War when one decides that he can figure out how to go back in time himself and become her second husband. Playing to sold-out houses, the play was twice extended and finally shut down in March by COVID.
No reservations are required. Click this link on Friday, April 16th at 6:00pm to view performance. *Please be advised that there is strong adult language used in this production.
The cast of actors for the reading includes: Messeret Stroman Wheeler (Harriet Tubman); Jamil A.C. Mangan (Guard Claude); Alcides Costa (Chorus); Chris Grant (Nelson Davis); Emaline Williams (Abigail Wright); Scott Cagney (John Brown); Turron Kofi Alleyne (Chaplain Ray); and Steven Strickland (Earl Holloway).
My General Tubman premiered January 2020 at Arden Theatre in Philadelphia.
The mission of Cape May Stage is to produce compelling impactful theatre that engages audiences to enrich their lives. They seek to create a catalyst for audiences and artists of tomorrow within an intimate, unique, and historical venue through the following: By seeking to achieve the highest professional quality theatre through their diverse productions; By producing contemporary theatre which engages, inspires, challenges, and entertains the audience; By being stewards of the public trust and the resources provided to them by the community; and by inspiring students and engaging seniors via outreach programs based on the performing arts.