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The Raid

The Raid: Play Reading

February 1, 2022February 19, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month enjoy this reading of Idris Goodwin’s play, The Raid, recorded in 2021, based on the events that took place Oct 16–18, 1859.

John Brown is convinced only bloodshed will dismantle American Slavery. After fighting alongside his sons in Kansas, Brown plots to make real his vision: To free and arm black slaves across the south. With Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman conflicted, Brown heads to Harpers Ferry. A tragedy of dissenting heroes, The Raid investigates the line between civic disobedience and civic duty.


February 1, 2022
February 19, 2022
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