Play explores Jersey City’s connection to the Underground Railroad

Speranza Theatre Company presents “Walk By The Way Of The Moon,” by Jacqueline Kennedy – a 30-minute family-friendly historical play about Jersey City’s connection to the Underground Railroad.

This show will tour to parks throughout Hudson County in September 2022.

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All performances are free and open to the public. Reservations required, donations appreciated. Please bring your own lawn chair. For more details and to reserve your seat, visit: SperanzaTheatre.com. Performance locations around Hudson County include: Apple Tree House, Van Vorst Park, Lincoln Park, Berry Lane Park, Columbus Park, West Hudson Park, Canco Park, and Stephen R. Gregg Park.

In the story, Ten-year old Fleta Hazel’s enslaved family makes the difficult choice to run for their freedom. Not knowing what’s ahead, young Fleta Hazel must find the courage for the long and dangerous trip, fueled by hope for a new life at their final stop, Jersey City.

All performances will be free and open to the public – bring your lawn chair. Reservations required.

Scheduled Performances:

Fri 9/16 @ 6pm –  Van Vorst Park, Jersey City
Sat 9/17 @ 1pm – Lincoln Park, Jersey City
Sat 9/17 @ 6pm – Berry Lane Park, Jersey City
Sun 9/18 @ 1pm – Columbus Park, Hoboken
Sun 9/18 @ 6pm – West Hudson Park, Kearny/Harrison
Sun 9/25 @ 1pm – Canco Park, Jersey City
Sun 9/18 @ 6pm – Stephen R. Gregg Park, Bayonne

Runtime: 30 minutes. There will not be an intermission.
Recommended Age: 6+

For more information, or to make a reservation, visit www.SperanzaTheatre.com. All performances are FREE and open to the public. Audiences should provide their own chairs.

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