Excerpt from philly.com

Henry Box Brown: A Hip Hop Musical (Through Feb. 17, Bonnell Auditorium, Philadelphia Community College). A world premiere, cowritten by (and starring) Roots-associated rapper Karl “Dice Raw” Jenkins, based on the true story of Henry “Box” Brown, who escaped slavery in 1849 by hiding in a wooden box mailed from Richmond, Va., to Philadelphia. (888-802-8998, henryboxbrownmusical.com)