Bucks Live! presents ‘Underground Railroad’ living history event

Historical reenactment features actors portraying Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass and others for two shows on Feb. 13

In celebration of Black History Month, Bucks County Community College presents “Underground Railroad and the Freedom Fighters,” a living history presentation, for two performances on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 12:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

This historical reenactment features actors portraying Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, John Brown, Sojourner Truth and William Still. Learn about America’s abolitionists, Quakers, free African Americans, and escaped slaves, who worked together to fight for freedom.

Tickets are $10, and free for Bucks County Community College students with current ID. Tickets can be purchased online at bucks.edu/tickets and at the box office. The performance takes place in the Zlock Performing Arts Center, located in the Gateway Center building on campus at 275 Swamp Road, Newtown. The theater is equipped with audio-loop technology for the hearing impaired, and there is ample free parking available on campus.

“Underground Railroad and the Freedom Fighters” is part of the Bucks Live! series of innovative programs to inform, inspire and enrich the life of greater Bucks County, brought by Bucks County Community College’s Cultural Affairs Committee. Forthcoming events include “Dino-Light: A Glow-in-the-Dark Adventure” on Feb. 25, “The Vagina Monologues 2020” on Feb. 21, and “Sweet Honey in the Rock” on Feb. 27. To learn more, visit bucks.edu/live or call 215-968-8469.