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A Servant for Life
A Radio Hound Production
Written and Directed by Andrea Pinyan

INFO:
 
Thomas Jefferson - a founding father with conflicting beliefs on slavery
Phillis Wheatley - a slave who earned her freedom through her poetry
 
When these two come face to face in an imagined conversation, she will question his attitudes toward her race...and he will challenge her definition of freedom.
 
 
Produced in association with the 2013 Metropolitan Playhouse's "Founding Fathers" Living Literature festival.
 
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 SCHEDULE:
                   Wednesday, January 16 - 7:00pm
                   Saturday, January 19 - 7:00pm
                   Friday, January 25 - 9:00pm
                   Saturday, January 26 - 4:00pm
 
 
LOCATION:
                   Metropolitan Playhouse
                   220 East 4th Street
                   New York, NY 10099
                   (4th Street between Ave A & B)
                   
 
TICKETS:
                   Tickets were $18, with discounts for seniors, students, and children
                   
CAST:
                  Phillis Wheatley................................ Mirirai Sithole
                  Thomas Jefferson............................. Joie Bauer
                  Susanna Wheatley........................... Helen Balinakos
                  John Wheatley/Granville Sharp........ David Gautschy
                  Rev. George Whitefield, others........ David Shakopi
                  Bernard Page, others....................... Bryan R. Caine
 
 PRODUCTION STAFF:
                  Written and Directed by....................Andrea Pinyan
                  Directorial Assistant/
                     Rehearsal Stage Manager..............Katie Conner
                  Producer............................................Nick Martorelli
 
 
PHOTO GALLERY:
 
 Thomas Jefferson towers over Phillis Wheatley
 
                      
Susanna and John Wheatley eagerly consult Bernard Page as to Phillis' fate
 
 Granville Sharp offers Phills encouragement
 
 
 

 
Phillis meets the Reverend George Whitefield
 
               
       George Whitefield tests Phillis' catechism
 

Thomas evaluates Phillis's writing, about to offer his critique 

  
The cast, joined by the writer-director. (l-r, David Shakopi, David Gautschy, Bryan R. Caine, Mirirai Sithole, Joie Bauer, Helen
Balinakos, Andrea Pinyan)