Henry Box Brown – A Musical Journey
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Tony Award winner Ben Harney (Broadway\'s Dreamgirls), and writer Mehr Mansuri, lead this musical about an 1850s Virginia slave who ships himself to freedom in a box. In a fusion of original songs blending gospel, R\'n\'B and bluegrass, as well as a cappella spirituals, it is performed by New York\'s finest gospel singers and top Broadway artists. Viewed by over 20,000 people from New York to Los Angeles, it is a crowd-pleaser that shines a light on our capacity to transcend. \'Stirringrousing songs (New York Times on Family Fare).

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