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Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre Company “Freedom Star Gertie’s Journey of the Underground Railroad”

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

- $5

Near life-size handheld puppets, rod puppets, shadow puppets, and hand dyed scenery tell a dramatic moving story, based on local history of a young girl who escapes from a farm in Missouri and makes her way through Iowa on her way to freedom. The piece uses a specific local and regional history references, including John Brown’s years spent in Iowa. The performance features live music with topical songs written and played by Iowa Musician Ron Hills.

Details

Date:
June 14
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$5
Event Category:

Organizer

African American Museum of Iowa
Phone:
319-862-2101
Email:
amayberry@blackiowa.org

Venue

African American Museum of Iowa
55 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids , IA 52401 United States
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Phone:
319-862-2101