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The Boston Abolitionists: Actors from the Poets Theatre

March 5, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States

The Boston Athenæum welcomes DAVID GULLETTE, ANNETTE MILLER, VINCENT SIDERS AND CHERYL SINGLETON for a unique historical experience. Compiled by Gullette and directed by BOB SCANLAN, Boston Abolitionists gives voice to the wide range of anti-slavery attitudes in Massachusetts during the decades leading up to the Civil War. Black and white, female and male, well-known and […]

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.