Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

January 30, 2014

‘Heroes of the Underground Railroad’ to be presented


The Independent

ASHLAND — Some of the most important figures in American history are remembered in “Heroes of the Underground Railroad,” to be presented at 7 p.m. Monday at the Paramount Arts Center.

The 45-minute show, which explores the lives and work of notable abolitionists and slaves from America’s Underground Railroad, has received nationwide acclaim.

“Heroes” provides a fundamental historical context of the time period while recreating the lives and work of several prominent and nearly forgotten heroes, including Harriet Tubman, Levi Coffin, Henry “Box” Brown, John Parker and Frederi Douglass.

Tickets are  $12 for adults and $8 for children and are available by calling the PAC box office at (606) 324-3175.