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Reading of “Paul Cuffe: In Search of a New Land”

September 9 @ 7:30 pm

Samuel Harps

This is a staged reading of chosen scenes from an original play by Samuel Harps based on the remarkable life of Captain Paul Cuffe (1759-1817). This workshop performance provides the first preview of “Paul Cuffe: In Search of a New Land” for a live audience, offering new perspectives to inform our understanding of Paul Cuffe, whose struggles and achievements as a person of African American and Native American descent in early 19th century New England continue to resonate today.

Free pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Pre-register at  A pre-performance reception will take place at 6:30 p.m., with light refreshments.


September 9
7:30 pm
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Dedee Shattuck Gallery
1 Partners' Lane
Westport, MA United States
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