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Haven: Safe Houses of the Hudson Valley
February 18, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday, February 18 at 8:00pm
Rockland Center for the Arts
27 South Greenbush Road West Nyack, NY
Registration is required and begins Feb. 4th.
Free of charge or by donation.
This play is sponsored in collaboration with The Gordon Center for Black
Culture and the Arts and Shades Repertory Theater.
In Celebration of African American History Month, Shades Repertory Theater
continues on its ongoing journey to bring the rich history of the Black
experience to the stage. Haven is Part One in a series on the Underground
Railroad Safe Houses in the Hudson Valley in the 1860s. Rockland and
Westchester Villages were key routes along the Hudson River, with many
churches, homes and storefronts serving as safe havens for slaves seeking
freedom in Canada. Haven is written and directed by award-winning
playwright Samuel Harps, and stars; Dameon Reilly-Maiysha
Jones-Reilly-Steve Allen-Donna James-Michelle Evans-Brian Bagot and Scott
Schneider with customs designed by Zacha Liz.
RoCA’s programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the New York
State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and
the New York State Legislature. Funding is also made possible by ASG of