Monday, April 12, 2010


opening next week on the KTC Main Stage:


written and directed by Obie Award Winner
Ain Gordon
performed by Michelle Hurst *Member, Actors' Equity Assoc.

In This Place

1830: Samuel and Daphney Oldham are the first free African-Americans to build their own home in Lexington, KY. Five years later, they disappear. Obie Award-winning writer/director Ain Gordon imagines the full story behind these bare facts in this one-woman tour-de-force, featuring New York City-based actress Michelle Hurst, with original video by filmmaker Joan Brannon. For ages 16 & up. Regional Premiere!

playing April 14 - May 2, 2010

The History Center to host

April History Café
at the Kitchen!
History Center Cafe

Thursday, April 8 at 5:30 pm

Join playwright Ain Gordon, actress Michelle Hurst and panelists Carol Kammen and Sean Eversley Bradwell as they tackle the topic of who owns/determines/makes history in this exciting History Café.

This FREE event will be taking place that the Kitchen Theatre

-The Historic Clinton House, 116 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY-

Participants will receive a coupon for a discounted ticket for a performance of IN THIS PLACE...
The KTC Box Office will be open during the event.

For more information about this special event contact:

The History Center
401 East State Street, Suite 100
Ithaca, New York 14850

Phone: 607.273.8284 ext. 6, Fax: (607) 273-6107

Michelle Hurst

Michelle Hurst
*Member, Actors' Equity Assoc.

History Café Panel Participants:

Ain Gordon is a three-time Obie Award winning writer/director/actor, a two time NYFA fellow and the recipient of a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in playwriting.

Michelle Hurst is a NYC based actress. Michelle originated the role of Daphney Oldham. She has numerous stage and television credits.

Sean Eversley Bradwell, PhD is an assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity at Ithaca College. He serves as the coordinator for the African Diaspora Studies minor.

Carol Kammen is a historian and senior lecturer in History at Cornell University, and the author of several books. She is the editor of The Pursuit of Local History and co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Local History.

$11 Student
Rush Ticket

Come to the Kitchen Theatre box office at 116 North Cayuga St. at least 20 minutes prior to show and check in with house management.
Subject to ticket availability.

Contact Us
in the Historic Clinton House
Ithaca, New York 14850
607- 273-4497

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