An Octoroon

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

An Octoroon

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

What you gonna do once you free? You just gonna walk up in somebody house and be like,Hey. Im a slave. Help me?Judge Peyton is dead, and his plantation Terrebonne is in financial ruins. Peytons handsome nephew George arrives as heir apparent, and quickly falls in love with Zoe, a beautiful octoroon (a person of one-eighth black ancestry). But, the dastardly MClosky has other plans - for both Terrebonne and Zoe.