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“Radical Son,” The Play

The Cultural Council of Georgetown County & The Winyah Auditorium present “Radical Son,” a world premiere play, March 5 & 6 in Georgetown. Written by Chris Weatherhead and Clarence Felder, it is the story of Charleston’s own young John Laurens, unsung Revolutionary war hero and one of America’s first abolitionists 90 years before slavery ended in our nation. The plot reveals Laurens’ life in war, his struggles with his father, Henry, as well as his relationship with his British wife and secretly freed black servant, Phillip.