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Enter the world of Boston, Massachusetts, on the cusp of the American Revolution in 1772. 18-year-old Phillis Wheatley, an enslaved black girl, is testifying to prove that she is the author of a collection of poems.
Discover the outcome of the trial and what happens to Phillis Wheatley when you read The Trial of Phillis Wheatley.

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Classic American history theater for readers who are weary of The Crucible and Inherit the Wind. ~ Kirkus Review

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The Trial of Phillis Wheatley is a compelling theatrical production of a unique time in American Colonial history. Playwright Ronald Wheatley writes with an assured knowledge of his subject and an adept understanding of a courtroom drama. The script is being released in honor of the 10th anniversary of its first production during Black History Month in February 2003 at Bridgewater State College, now Bridgewater State University.

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Member of the Massachusetts Department of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (MASSAR), the Massachusetts Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, & the US Supreme Court Bar
Playwright Has 15 Years of Experience | Former Head of the Scituate Town Cable
Committee | Son of the American Revolution
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