The American Legacy
Metropolitan Playhouse
The American Legacy

220 East Fourth Street ~ New York, New York 10009
Office: 212 995 8410 ~ Tickets: 212 995 5302

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Uncle Tom's Cabin
by George L. Aiken
after Harriet Beecher Stowe


November 13 - December 12

The harrowing flight of Eliza’s family from Kentucky to Canada, pursued by bounty hunters.  Meanwhile, “Uncle” Tom saves another family through his Christian virtue, only to be sacrificed to the merciless Simon Legree.  A thrilling narrative, a touching portrait of sacrifice...and the source of enduring characters and charicatures owned and disowned by later generations.
This most famous theatrical adaptation of the novel still inspires and enrages with its portrayal of the conditions and hypocrisies of American slavery. In 1858, more popular than The Drunkard!

                          Peter Tedeschi as Phineas and Marcie Henderson as Eliza
                           Photo by Kimberly Stowell

11/21: Katherine Kane, Executive of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
12/12: Sarah E. Chinn of Hunter College-CUNY

    Rick Delaney*
   Marcie Henderson*
    Helen Highfield*
    Rafael Jordan*
    Alex Marshall-Brown
    Marty McDonough*
    George Lee Miles*
    Lisa Riegel*
Dan Snow*
    Peter Tedeschi*

Directed by:
     Alex Roe
Stage Manager:
     Heather Olmstead*

Set Design by:
    Alex Roe

Lighting Design by:
     Chris Weston

Costume Design by:
     Sidney Fortner
Fight Choreography:
     Scott Barrow

 * Actors are appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association.  Uncle Tom's Cabin  is an AEA Showcase.