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Virtual Reading of Nat's Last Struggle

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Virtual Reading of NAT'S LAST STRUGGLE
with Terrance Afer-Anderson
and Post-Performance Q&A with Playwright P.A. Wray


“Nat’s Last Struggle” is a powerful one-act, one-man show written by Norfolk playwright P. A. Wray. Nat Turner, leader of the Slave Insurrection of 1831, is a fascinating, controversial and important historical character. To some he is evil – a murderer. To others he is heroic – a freedom fighter. To create Turner as a character we can understand, local playwright P. A. Wray has done what scholars do – turn to the confessions of Nat Turner, but she does one better than history, she also uses folklore, legend and her own imaginings to give us, as D. D. Delaney in Thinking Dog Review, August 19, 2011 put it, “a Nat who is not shadowy but definite and also credible.”