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February 08, 2020

Saturday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Premium

$75.00

Military/Senior

$64.00

Book by Allan Harris and Pat Harris, composed by Allan Harris, directed by Regge Life

Cross That River represents a significant moment in American History, and tells a story that’s never been told.

The unsettled West of the 1860s provides a new life and new dreams for Blue, a run-away slave, who escapes from slavery to Texas to become one of America’s first Black Cowboys. This compelling tale of freedom integrates fiction with historical fact, and each song presents a different page in this complicated chapter of American History.

The story of Blue begins in Louisiana, and with every song of this highly-infectious score, the audience is moved further along on Blue’s harrowing journey across the Sabine River to freedom in the Wild West. Each song tells a unique story, at times joyful, sometimes tragic, but mostly a poignant chronicle of enduring perseverance.

Award-winning musician, Allan Harris wrote Cross That River to tell the untold story of the Black West and empower Americans with an inspiring story of hope and freedom.

A fundraising event in partnership with African American Cultural Center

PLEASE NOTE: FLEX PASSES AND OTHER DISCOUNTS CANNOT BE USED FOR THIS PRODUCTION. 20% DISCOUNTED TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS SHOW FOR FLEX PASS HOLDERS.