booker t washingtonW.E.B.DuBois

I was commissioned this fall to write a play dramatizing the conflict between Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. Drawing on these men’s own words, and on stories others told about them, I was able to creative a narrative throughline that gave the two men the opportunity to voice their opinions in open debate with one another. The result is the two-man drama A Matter of Conscience. The opinions they voice are entirely true and fully their own; only the circumstance for their debate is imaginary...

This script is currently exclusive to Vulcan Park and Musuem. Contact me for details about its future availability.


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