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1000 Miles

Full Length

(2M, 2W with doubling. Drama)
1000 Miles, based on the 1860 public domain memoir Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom, is the true and daring escape from slavery by the married couple Ellen and William Craft in 1848.  So their unborn children will not be born as slaves, Ellen impersonates a white male and pretends to be William’s master as they travel 1000 miles by public transit (ship, rail, and carriage) trying to gain their freedom in Boston.

Reading:
“1st Annual Juneteenth Festival of New Plays in NYC,” Juneteenth Legacy Theatre at Nicou’s Spoon Theater,  New York, NY.  June 19, 2011.  DIrected by Allie M. Woods, Jr.

Other:
Semifinalist for the 2010 – 2011 Playwrights First Award, New York, NY.  Finalist for the 2011 Tru Reading Series, New York, NY.  Semifinalist for the 2011 Reverie’s Next Generation Playwrights Contest, New York, NY.  Finalist for PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays at The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, 2010.  Semifinalist for The New Harmony Project 2011 Conference.