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The Day is Past and Gone

May 19 from 6:30 pm - May 20 from 6:30 pm

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Performances Offered May 19th and May 20th at 6:30 p.m.

Playwright Teresa Harris’s original drama returns to Jefferson’s south lawn for two performances only. Drawn from real-life experiences of the men and women who were enslaved at Poplar Forest, the trilogy explores the complexity of their lives and their struggles to survive. Join Harris, the cast and Poplar Forest’s archaeology and interpretation staff for a Q&A following the performance. Bring your friends and family, a picnic and a blanket or chairs, and experience a little-known but important part of Poplar Forest’s history brought to life. Tickets are $15 for adults age 18+; $10 for youth ages 6-17 and college students; and free for children under 6. Tickets go on sale February 1, 2023.

*There is a rain date scheduled for May 21st at 6:30 p.m.*


May 19 from 6:30 pm
May 20 from 6:30 pm
Free – $15.00
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