BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
A FIERY AND STILL VOICE:
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT AT HOME
Step back in time to 1866 for a view into a day in the life of William Cullen Bryant, an extraordinary ordinary man. Experience first-hand this fierce abolitionist and his progressive commentary on America’s social injustices. A Fiery and Still Voice offers an intimate portrait of the man behind the poet. This is a play about love, passion, and justice, and the natural beauty of the world that surrounds us.
A Fiery and Still Voice, features Court Dorsey as William Cullen Bryant, and Melissa Redwin as a docent of the Trustees. It is directed by Priscilla Kane Hellweg with costumes by Vanessa James, and is performed on-site at the William Cullen Bryant Homestead.
Performances run Saturdays at 11am and 1pm, September 8th & 15th and October 12th & 27th.
The show is appropriate for audiences age ten to adult – and takes place rain or shine. Please wear comfortable walking shoes as the audience travels through several rooms in the house as well as outdoors. Umbrellas will be provided!
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” Without a doubt, this is a magnificent way of drawing my students into topics that are in the curriculum.”
~ Participant, Teaching American History Professional Development workshop