Cleavant Derricks http://kplu.org en At Seattle Rep, a play about the Pullman Porters http://kplu.org/post/seattle-rep-play-about-pullman-porters <p>Seattle Repertory Theatre opens its season Wednesday with a world premiere play about a group of African American workers known as the Pullman porters.</p><p><a href="http://www.seattlerep.org/Plays/1213/PP/Synopsis">"Pullman Porter Blues"</a> looks at three generations in one family of porters. The Pullman porters were former slaves who worked on a luxurious fleet of sleeper cars beginning in the late 19th century. Their descendants worked the trains up until the 1960s.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 12:28:02 +0000 Florangela Davila 6515 at http://kplu.org At Seattle Rep, a play about the Pullman Porters