Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad – Classic Productions

Classic Productions for Students: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Produced by Virginia Repertory Theatre

This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery.
As Harriet and her friend Sarah Bradford narrate her adventurous life, we share in the joys, sorrows, and challenges faced by this brave women who changed the world through her courage.

Accurate and deeply moving, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad is at turns inspiring, heart-warming, and comical, full of the good humor, determination and the charity of its subject. Your students will find a new appreciation for Harriet Tubman and a deeper understanding of her times.

Recommended Age: grades 3 through 8
Running Time: approximately 50 minutes

Curriculum Connections:

  • Social Studies
  • Literature Based
  • Music
  • Relationships and Family


Click here for the Study Guide.

To make reservations for your school, please visit the Classic Productions Reservation Page.

Please note for buses:
Buses drop off in front of the Theatre, then park at Four Seasons mall (approx. 4.5 miles). Bus drivers will not be able to serve as chaperones.