Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Third Reading of ALONG THE RIVER ROAD at Cotuit Center for the Arts, Nov. 3

Actors (l to r) Elin Hersch, June Douglas-White, Sallie Tighe, Don Collins and Fred Biddle

The largest slave revolt in North America took place in 1811 in Louisiana at plantations all along the River Road, but that historic event fails to be featured in “history” tours in the area to this day. ALONG THE RIVER ROAD, imagines what happens when the plantation narrative is told from the slave point of view. 

Scenes alternate between 2011 and 1811 and are brought to life by wonderful Cape actors Sallie Tighe, June Douglas-White, Elin Hersch, Don Collins and Fred Biddle. Directed by Sunie Pope with stage directions read by Brian Carlson, ALONG THE RIVER ROAD will have its third public reading on Monday, November 3, at the Cotuit Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm.  The reading is free and will be followed by a talkback.  Directions to the theater at

ALONG THE RIVER ROAD is part of the Four Squared Collaborative Theater Project, a new theater initiative to develop full length plays by Cape playwrights.  I'm honored to represent the Provincetown Theater in this exciting endeavor.  More info at 
Audience feedback is an integral part of this exciting play development process, and I hope you’ll join us for this next installment with a newly revised script.