Slaves in Algiers

Slaves in Algiers, or A Struggle for Freedom is a play written by Susanna Haswell Rowson in 1794. It is her first and only surviving play. First staged at the New Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 30 June 1794, Rowson's comic opera engages with the Barbary captivity crisis.


Slaves in Algiers, or A Struggle for Freedom is a play written by Susanna Haswell Rowson in 1794. It is her first and only surviving play. First staged at the New Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 30 June 1794, Rowson's comic opera engages with the Barbary captivity crisis.
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