This riveting tale, set in 1830 and told through Rutherford’s journal, follows the newly freed Illinois youth who has migrated south to New Orleans seeking fortune. In an attempt to escape debtors and avoid marriage, he stows away on an outbound rigger. But The Republic is not just any ship. It is a slave ship—and it’s headed to Africa. Of Middle Passage, the Chicago Tribune said, “Long after we’d stopped believing in the great American novel, along comes a spellbinding adventure story that may be just that.”
Your donation supports the world premiere production set for November 2-December 4th!
- $100 will support the production team
- $500 will support costumes and props
- $1,000 ensures we can build amazing scenic and sound experiences
- $5,000 will allow us to hire AEA (union) actors!
Click the link below to RSVP via electronic payment, call 773.878.8864 to pay via phone, or mail your check by June 8th to: Pegasus Theatre Chicago, 1105 W. Chicago Avenue, Ste. 202, Chicago, IL 60642.
Pegasus and special guest Dr. Charles Johnson look forward to seeing you at the June 11th Garden Party.