Historical play offered in Eastern Panhandle
October 18, 2012 ·
Eastern Panhandle audiences can learn more about West Virginia's founding through the lens of Civil Rights.
There will be two performances at Shepherd
University of a play sponsored by
The J.R. Clifford Project, an organization that educates the public about Clifford,
West Virginia’s first African American
Project co-founder Tom Rodd wrote the play, which will
feature actors from the Eastern Panhandle in key roles, including several
prominent public figures.
Two free performances of A
New Home for Liberty are scheduled at Shepherd
The first is Saturday at 8:15 p.m.
and the second is Sunday at 3:15 p.m.
A panel discussion about West Virginia’s
founding with three historians, John Alexander Williams, John Stealey and Harry
Jones, will take place at 2 p.m.
Sunday prior to the performance.
Click on the link to hear more with Tom Rodd talking about