Frederick Douglass Nowa one-man show by award-winning writer/actor Roger Guenveur Smithwill take place Friday, April 6, at 7 p.m. in the Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Dr., on Northwestern University's Evanston campus.
The show blends contemporary tropes on American race relations and politics with writings from the former slave and famous 19th-century social reformer.
Smith has appeared in eight films by Spike Lee, including Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X and He Got Game. Recent screen credits include roles in Behind the Movement, Dope, The Birth of a Nation and Queen Sugar.
Admission is free; RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/frederick-douglass-now-by-roger-guenveur-smith-tickets-44371093134.