Free Man of Color

TICKETS $22.00-$35.00

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Greenhouse Theater
2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In 1828, 37 years before the end of slavery, a free black man named John Newton Templeton graduated from Ohio University. At the time, University President Robert Wilson was forced to reevaluate his preconceptions, while Templeton was forced to examine why he was chosen to be "the first." This moment in black history is the subject of acclaimed playwright Charles Smith's new drama , an eye-opening exploration of race, culture, and the differences between education and assimilation in America. Exceptions: Saturday performances during previews are at 8pm only. There is a 2 p.m. matinee on Wednesday, February 11. There are no evening shows Tuesday, January 27; Tuesday, February 10; or Wednesday, February 11.

Visit the Free Man of Color website:

http://www.Victorygardens.org