Music & Videos


The below tracks are excerpts from American Prophet that were recorded live during the November 2019 presentation at The Apollo Theater. They reflect the brilliant work of Music Director, Joseph Joubert, as he shaped arrangements.

What Does Freedom Look Like?Marcus Hummon
00:00 / 01:23
If I Were Your MotherMarcus Hummon
00:00 / 01:04
We Need the FireMarcus Hummon
00:00 / 01:28
HandsMarcus Hummon
00:00 / 01:12
Aint No FreedomMarcus Hummon
00:00 / 00:51
Ohio RiverMarcus Hummon
00:00 / 01:41
Mr. PresidentMarcus Hummon
00:00 / 01:01

Music Videos

Music videos are released through Arena Stage, each tied to some significant date in Douglass’ life.

Let the Storm Come

Released September 15 in honor of Frederick and Anna Douglass’ wedding anniversary.


Ken Morris

Frederick Douglass' great-great-great-grandson and founder of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives.

Charles Randolph-Wright & Marcus Hummon

Interview with Charles Randolph-Wright, American Prophet's Co-writer/Director and Marcus Hummon, American Prophet's Co-writer/Composer.

Cornelius Smith Jr.

Interview with actor Cornelius Smith Jr. who plays Frederick Douglass in American Prophet.