Everything you need to understand or teach The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail by Jerome Lawrence.
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail is a two-act play that was first produced in 1970 at the Ohio State University on the celebration of the university’s centennial. Since then, it has become one of the most widely-produced plays at colleges and universities across the United States. Henry David Thoreau’s stand against a war he opposed and his willingness to be jailed for his beliefs still resounds with audiences of contemporary theater.
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Lesson Plans contain 113 pages of teaching material, including: