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Saluting Jane Manning James with a Nearly All Black Cast in BYU Play

During the final week of Black History Month, Brigham Young University is presenting a play about a black Mormon pioneer that requires nearly all African-American actors.

The award-winning play "I Am Jane," about the life of Jane Manning James, will be performed nightly from Feb. 25 to March 1 at 7:30, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday in the Joseph F. Smith Building on the Provo campus. All characters in the play are based on historical figures, with their actual words used as often as possible.
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