1845 in the American South, Ham and Effie stumble across a mysterious stranger who is barely alive.  Their connection to this man changes their lives forever.

The American Slavery Project is a fiscally sponsored project of Performance Zone Inc (dba The Field), a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization serving the performing arts community and Contributions to The Field earmarked for American Slavery Project are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. ASP is produced by Asylum Productions, LLC. This project is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. 

Website design: Dennis Woloch


Photos: Nico Vitti, John Brathwaite,

Wesley H. Crump, Dar Riser

Video Footage: Unheard Voices, Solomon Turner;  Fast Blood, Ryan Hope Travis

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