Ben Butler presented by Gloucester Stage Company

Presented by Gloucester Stage Company at Gloucester Stage Company , Gloucester MA

Aug 02 - 25
Ben Butler presented by Gloucester Stage Company

Richard Strand’s Ben Butler, a smart and funny discourse on race, protocol and our sense of humanity garnered high critical acclaim during its Off Broadway run in 2016.

When an escaped slave shows up at Fort Monroe demanding sanctuary during the Civil War, Union General Benjamin Butler is faced with an impossible moral dilemma – follow the letter of the law, or make a game-changing move that could alter the course of US history? Benjamin Butler, a lawyer and former Governor of Massachusetts who championed the causes of labor and of naturalized citizens, spent his summers in the Bayview neighborhood of Gloucester (present-day Ames Estate). Joe Discher who

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 2, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 3, 2019 at 02:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 3, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 4, 2019 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 7, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 8, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 9, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 10, 2019 at 02:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 10, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 11, 2019 at 02:00 pm (Sun)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Gloucester Stage Company

267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

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