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11.06.2011 | | Posted at 09:06 AM

Uprooted Theatre presents a one-night-only staged reading of an intense Jim Crowe-era drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
Bayonne, Louisiana. 1948. After World War II. Before the civil rights movement. During the era of the Jim Crowe south. A schoolteacher is sent to counsel a man on death row—a man unjustly condemned. It’s been described as a heavily dramatic piece about a time when injustices weren’t buried underneath layers of glossy PR. It’s A Lesson Before Dying-- a drama written by Romulus Linney base...

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