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North Coast Rep Presents 'Necessary Sacrifices'

  • WHEN Ongoing from now until October 11, 2020[days & times]
  • WHERE Virtual
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $19 - $24

North Coast presents Plays Online. Our first production of the new season is "Necessary Sacrifices". We are filming a stage version and streaming it online. Streaming can be viewed from Sept. 9 - Oct. 11, 2020.

In the summer of 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln confront each other at the White House in two searing, no-holds-barred sessions that forever change the course of history. Originally commissioned by Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., "Necessary Sacrifices" by Richard Hellesen is based on their two documented meetings. This West Coast premiere by North Coast Repertory Theatre puts audiences squarely in the room with these two great leaders as they struggle with issues of war, peace, politics, and moral courage. With its strong echoes of today’s political landscape, this riveting drama will captivate history buffs and theatre-lovers alike.

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Promotional photo of Ray Chambers and Hawthorne James. Co...

Above: Promotional photo of Ray Chambers and Hawthorne James. Courtesy of North Coast Repertory Theatre.

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