WILLIAM'S LEAP FOR FREEDOM

Feb 2, 2021

  On Sunday, February 7th at 6pm MST, in honor of Black History Month, we are happy to present a play based on the life of freed slave William Wells Brown.  It is a two-part drama, a play within a play.  Beginning with a fictionalized conversation between William Wells Brown and Mr. Polite, this audio dramatization then introduces Brown's play "The Escape or Leap for Freedom."  It tells the story of three slaves -- Cato, Glen and Melinda.  Brown often stated that the play is autobiographical.  The couple, Glen and Melinda exist, while Cato is Brown himself.  From Sue Media Productions.