Jefferson’s Garden

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571338511.00000002
Acts: 2. Scenes: 24. Roles: Male (12) , Female (7) , Neutral (2)

America. 1776.

Christian is a Quaker. His family came to America to live in peace. But he is a young man fired up by dreams of revolution. Should he defy his community and pick up a gun?

Thomas Jefferson is an idealist, with a vision of liberty for all. But America is a fractured coalition of states, in a bloody war for independence. How will he balance the ideal with the reality?

Susanna was born a slave. But the British promise liberation for those who join their fight against the revolution. Where does true freedom lie?

Jefferson's Garden premiered at Watford Palace Theatre in February 2015.

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Faber and Faber

Timberlake Wertenbaker

ISBN: 9780571325122

Series: Faber Drama

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