Uncle Tom's Cabin Or the Most Popular American Play You've Never Seen
April 7 - 16, 2017
Uncle Tom’s Cabin Or the Most Popular American Play You’ve Never Seen
Adapted by Tome Cousin and Jason Jacobs
Original play by George Aiken
Based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Directed by Tome Cousin and Jason Jacobs
April 7 – April 16, 2017
Preview: Thursday, April 6
Rauh Theatre at Pittsburgh Playhouse
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel, published in 1852, provided a first glimpse into the life of slaves. This adaptation of the play reflects modern concepts and gives audiences insights into the classic bringing it to life in ways not before possible.
The story follows Tom, a middle-aged slave, and the transformation he experiences over the course of his lifetime. This inspiring production will leave a lasting impression long after the curtain closes.