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Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage

Cornelius Smith Jr. (ABC's Scandal, All My Children) will star as the fierce abolitionist.

Arena Stage is presenting the world-premiere musical American Prophet. Created by Arena favorite Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story, Broadway's Motown the Musical) and Grammy Award winner Marcus Hummon ("Bless the Broken Road"), American Prophet is powered by Douglass' own speeches and writings and filled with soaring new melodies. Cornelius Smith Jr. (ABC's Scandal, All My Children) will star as the fierce abolitionist.

Check out rehearsal photos and video below!

American Prophet opens tonight, July 15 and runs through August 28, 2022.

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and the cast of American Prophet

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and the cast of American Prophet

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cast and creative team of American Prophet

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cast and creative team of American Prophet

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and the cast of American Prophet

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and the cast of American Prophet

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Kristolyn Lloyd and Cornelius Smith Jr.

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Kristolyn Lloyd and Cornelius Smith Jr.

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Kristolyn Lloyd, Cornelius Smith Jr., and Joseph Joubert

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and Thomas Adrian Simpson

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and Thomas Adrian Simpson

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and Thomas Adrian Simpson

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Kristolyn Lloyd, Cornelius Smith Jr., Charles Randolph-Wright and Marcus Hummon

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Charles Randolph-Wright, Cornelius Smith Jr., and Thomas Adrian Simpson

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Charles Randolph-Wright, Cornelius Smith Jr. and Thomas Adrian Simpson

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cornelius Smith Jr. and Thomas Adrian Simpson

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cicily Daniels and Cornelius Smith Jr.

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Cicily Daniels and Cornelius Smith Jr

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
Charles Randolph-Wright, Cornelius Smith Jr., and Thomas Adrian Simpson



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