Rocky Mount State Historic Site is proud to host P. Darius Wallace as he performs “Self Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story”.
Travel with Wallace as he portrays fourteen different characters from Frederick Douglass’ life that influenced him on his journey to becoming one of the most well-known abolitionists in America. The show will recreate Douglass’ path to becoming a leader who inspired not only the thousands who clamored to hear him speak, but also a president. Wallace seizes the essence of Douglass, the humor, outrage, and charisma, in this show. He brings Douglass alive like never before.
Phil Darius Wallace is a renowned performer and writer. He attended SUNY Purchase Theatre Arts School in New York, a school of professional theatre. He has written and produced one-man shows about the lives of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Frederick Douglass. These one-man shows have been seen in forty-eight states and have received rave reviews. He also wrote, produced, and directed his own movie, 100 Lives, based on events that took place in Memphis, TN in 2006.
The performance will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Tickets are $10 per person at the door. Children under that age of 5 are free. This program will take approximately an hour. Mr. Wallace will also leave time at the end of the show to answer questions from the audience.
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