Elizabeth, A Free Woman of Color
Presented by Resilience Productions
Written and Performed by Gladys DeVane
Historical Commentary by Elizabeth Mitchell
Directed by Danielle Bruce
The year is 1825. A young negro woman, known only as Elizabeth is bound in servitude in the free territory of Indiana. This is the story, inspired by actual court documents, of her struggle against the man who unlawfully owned her and the amazing outcome of this precedent-setting court case.
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Reception and Q&A session to follow the performance. Tickets are available at monroehistory.org.