Jefferson’s Garden

You say you want a Revolution? The story of this country’s struggle for independence is told with a fresh slant and theatrical inventiveness. As Thomas Jefferson struggles to find the right words to frame a nation, a young Quaker must weigh his desire to participate in the struggle against his pacifist beliefs.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production starring:
Rosalind Ayres as Martha/Nelly Rose
Nate Corddry as Christian
Ellis Greer as Betty
Gregory Harrison as Carl/Thomas Jefferson
Lovensky Jean-Baptiste as James Hemmings
Ifan Meredith as Harry/Jim Madison
Darren Richardson as Daniel/George Mason/M. Perrault
Emily Swallow as Louisa/Imogen
Inger Tudor as Susannah/Sally
Additional chorus roles performed by the cast

Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded live in performance at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater in March 2017.

Sound Effects Artist, Jonathan Kells Phillips. Production Manager, Katie Friesen. Music Supervisor, Ronn Lipkin. Associate Producer, Anna Lyse Erikson. Editor, Mitchell Lindskoog. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer, and Mixer, Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.

“Sharply focusing on the shocking contrast between the lofty principles in America’s Declaration of Independence, and the cruel reality of continued slavery in American colonies, Jefferson’s Garden is highly recommended.” – Midwest Book Review


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