The Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center Proudly Presents The Eulenspiegel Puppets - in Freedom Star: Gertie’s Journey on the Underground Railroad
A show for children of all ages! Tuesday, February 28, 2017 At 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $10 Adults, $5 Students
Tickets may be purchased online at washingtonauditorium.org or at the Washington Chamber of Commerce office, or at the door the evening of performance.
Freedom Star: Gertie’s Journey on the Underground Railroad is a dramatic and moving story based on regional history. It tells the story of a young slave girl who escapes from a farm in Missouri and journeys through Iowa on her way to freedom. The story was written by the puppeteers in consultation with Historian Floyd Pearce and nationally known author Mary Swander. Live music is provided by one of Iowa’s foremost guitaristsand composers, Ron Hillis.