The African slaves are being treated unfairly and being threatened with violence. One younger boy, Ziwa, is being given lashes for not obeying the white farm owner. The other two slaves Abda (left) and Dayo (right) are protesting from behind) Stage Directions: Boy and farm owner- Downstage centre Two slaves- Upstage right
Abolish Slavery Act Signed: President
Dayo runs away from the farm, and his captor is chasing behind him. Stage Directions: Dayo- Downstage left Farm owner- Downstage centre
Dayo, after his escape, is giving a speech about abolishing slavery alongside the President of the country. A crowd with banners is cheering. Stage Directions: Dayo and President- Upstage centre Crowd- Downstage slightly left, on angle to audience.
Dayo and President shake hands in front of contract abolishing slavery. Stage Directions: Dayo and President- Downstage centre
Government officials arrive at the farm, and inform the farm owner that his slaves will be freed. The farm owner is angry. Stage Directions: Government officials- Downstage centre on angle to audience Farm owner- Downstage centre on angle to audience.
Government officials notify slaves that they will be freed, and the slaves are happy. Stage Directions: Government officials- Downstage centre of angle to audience Slaves- Downstage centre of angle to audience