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Jul 23

Knox Museum Presents History At Play Virtual Performance

Thursday, July 23 –

Event Time: 6:30pm

Zoom From Your Home
30 High Street, Thomaston

History At PlayTM, LLC (HAP, LLC) has garnered nationwide attention for their one-woman, living history performances, chronicling the lives of legendary women who changed society. A REVOLUTION OF HER OWN! TM, the inspirational story of America’s first female soldier Deborah Sampson, has been performed over 1,000 times in cities across the country, receiving accolades from journalists, actors, and historians alike and earning the honor as an Official Selection of the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City. Now, HAP, LLC brings Deborah Sampson’s incredible story direct to the comfort of your home via LIVE STREAM on Thursday, July 23rd at 6:30 PM. This family-friendly fundraising event is sponsored by the General Henry Knox Museum. The LIVE STREAM production of A REVOLUTION OF HER OWN! TM is approximately 60 minutes, followed by real-time audience Q&A. Suitable for all ages. HAP, LLC brings the vibrancy of theatrical performance direct to your home: Conducted in authentic period wardrobe, with vintage props, and professionally designed sets. Performance tickets are available through our Knox Museum website - www.knoxmuseum.org, and are $15 per household, payable online by credit card. The link for live streaming will be provided to paid guests prior to the performance. For more information please see info@knoxmuseum.org or call 207-354-8062. This immersive solo performance of A REVOLUTION OF HER OWN!TM features HAP, LLC’s Founder and Artistic Director Judith Kalaora as Deborah Samson [Sampson], the first woman to enlist, to fight, and to be honorably discharged from the American Military. This hour-long program chronicles her life: An indentured servant by age five, Deborah grew up in a man's world, where women were naught but second-class citizens. Without the ability to vote or to own property, Deborah knew her options were limited; breaking the rules may be necessary to accomplish a greater goal in life. Experience Deborah Sampson's arduous upbringing, one and a half years of active combat, and success as the first female professional soldier through interactive stories. Deborah's passion will take you back in time! Program includes simulated violence. Viewer discretion advised. The General Henry Knox Museum (dba Knox Museum) honors the life, times, and legacy of Henry Knox; the heritage of Montpelier; and the veterans and families who have served, and continue to serve, our nation. FMI email info@knoxmuseum.org or call 354-8062. This event is sponsored by the generous support of Richard Gilder and Lois Chiles, and Susan and Gordon Fay
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30 High St., P.O. Box 326
Thomaston, ME 04861
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Gen. Henry Knox: founding father, soldier, Rev. War veteran, consummate military strategist & Sec. of War in George Washington's cabinet. His 22-room Federal-style Montpelier was "the finest home in the district of Maine." Today's version on 13 acres in Thomaston hosts original Knox belongings, tours & exhibitions, and weddings & community events.


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