Dr. Du Bois & Miss Ovington (2020)

Peter J. Fernandez & Kathleen Chalfant

First produced at NFT during the 2013-14 season.

DR. DU BOIS AND MISS OVINGTON captures a moment of crisis between a black man and a white woman, friends and activist allies, at a time of increasing violence against the African-American community, as World War I unfolds. W.E.B. Du Bois and Mary White Ovington, two co-founders of the NAACP, find themselves unexpectedly alone in their New York City office on a Sunday morning, June 1915.

Presented as part of the 2020-21 Season

NFT Online production opened October 9, 2020

Artist Credits

Credit Artist Photo
Playwright Clare Coss
Director Gabrielle Kurlander
Stage Manager Mason Brooks
Actor Kathleen Chalfant
Actor Peter Jay Fernandez

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