How did the most trusted soldier in the United States Army become the most dangerous man in America? Why did this deeply religious father of seven, who was firmly opposed to slavery and secession, agree to fight for The Confederacy?
ROBERT E. LEE - SHADES OF GRAY (written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Mel Johnson Jr.) invites you into the heart and mind of our history’s most enigmatic figure moments before his fateful meeting with General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9th 1865, triggering the end of the American Civil War.
This meticulously researched one-man drama that employs vivid sound and lighting effects to transport the audience on to the raging battlefields of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, continues to thrill audiences across the country:
Past Performance and tour locations include:
*Washington and Lee University - Lexington VA
*The Maryland Theatre - Hagerstown MA
*The Carpenter Center - Richmond VA
*Columbia State College, Columbia TN
*The Capital Theatre - Davenport IA
*The Clay Center - Charleston WV
*The University of West Georgia - Carrollton GA
*Torrance Cultural Arts Center - Torrance CA
*Averitt Center for the Arts - Statesboro GA
*Theater 40 - Beverly Hills CA
ROBERT E. LEE - SHADES OF GRAY is a deeply moving and provocative one-man show that sheds a sobering light on the gray areas of American history.