2019 | 02 In Splendid Error

In Splendid Error

By William B. Branch

Directed by Carol Velasques Richardson

February 1-17, 2019

The historical drama In Splendid Error examines the friendship between the statesman Frederick Douglass and noted abolitionist John Brown, as Brown contemplates his now infamous raid on Harper’s Ferry. An intimate portrait of men at the crossroads of history, this play delves into the small decisions that sometimes change the world.

In Splendid Error arrives Friday, February 1, and runs through February 17; showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm, at the Acrosstown Repertory Theater (619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601, in the historic Baird Center across from Heartwood Soundstage and next door to Akira Wood). There is a $5 “sneak preview” performance on Thursday, January 31.

Stick around after the show to meet our cast and crew, including E. Stanley Richardson and Shamrock McShane, who will be playing Douglass and Brown.

Purchase your tickets using a credit card or PayPal today: Tickets are $15 for the general public with a $2 discount for seniors (55+), students, veterans and active military, and may be purchased below. A limited number of tickets may also be available at the door thirty minutes before showtime.

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