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Morin Freneau (January 2, 1752–December 18, 1832) was a notable American poet,
nationalist, polemicist, sea captain, and newspaper editor, sometimes called
the “Poet of the American Revolution.” This half-hour historical drama was
adapted into play form by Joe Bevilacqua, in association with W. John Bauer,
English Professor, Kean University. It was first toured on stage with grants
from the Monmouth County Historical Society and the New Jersey Historical
The play details Freneau’s fascinating life alongside the leaders of
the Revolution, from George Washington to Ben Franklin, and features a fine
cast, including Joe Bevilacqua as Philip Freneau, with William Melillo, Alison
Nead, Rick Ramos, Leslie Spital, and Cathi Tully. Download and start listening now!