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John Newton, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces an uncertain future. Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, he finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father — a slave trader — and embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart. Accompanied by his slave, Thomas, John embarks on a perilous sea voyage. When that journey leads John to his darkest hour, a transformative moment of self-reckoning inspires a blazing anthem of hope that will finally guide him home.

Amazing Grace is a new musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind one of the world's most beloved songs. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion, and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. Brimming with emotion and adventure, Amazing Grace is a musical saga that captures the spirit of history's sweetest sound: freedom.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC