CELEBRATING THE GREAT HISTORY OF
THE PEOPLE OF HAITI:
TUSKEGEE REPERTORY THEATRE, INC.
The Story of Toussaint L’Ouverture,
Father of the Haitian Revolution
By Dyann Robinson
AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING 2012-2013
Call: 334-727-6046 or
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THE STORY OF. . . the leader of the only successful slave revolution in history.
THE STORY OF. . . this great leaders’ tragic dilemma: To keep allegiance to the France that had broken its promises of “Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity” for all in the motherland, and in the French colonies, (made during the French Revolution) while seeking independent rule and freedom forever for his Black people in the colony of San Domingo.
THE STORY OF. . . a man both politician and revolutionary, fighting a war with two faces: one of secret negotiations with the oppressors, hoping that right would win out, and one of violent military opposition to the oppressors to keep them from reinstating slavery.
In this time of worldwide revolution, there are lessons we all can learn from the story of one of the world’s greatest revolutionaries:
This Production Made Possible in Part By:
The Alabama State Council on the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts,
The Black Belt Community Foundation, Arts Initiative,
The Macon County Racing Commission & TRT Circle of Friends.