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Lenfest Center for the Arts
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Columbia School of the Arts

Directing Thesis: The Escape; Or, a Leap for Freedom

Image Credit: Columbia School of the Arts

“It is often said that the darkest hour of the night precedes the dawn.”

Glen jumped out of the window. Melinda fought tooth and nail and ran. Cato snuck out in full disguise. Now, with only the North Star as their guide, they run towards the land of the free…Canada. Considered the first African American play ever to be published, The Escape; or, A Leap for Freedom is a satirical play on America, and a celebration of the moment when you’ve said “Master” for the last time.