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“The Ballad of Cass”: Cass Play

July 23, 2022

“The Ballad of Cass,” by Missy McCollum, an adaptation of “Cass: The Play,” by former Cass resident and playwright Nicolette Maleckar, will be staged as an outdoor Promenade immersive theatrical experience at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.

Small groups of viewers will stop at different sites in the historic Town of Cass to observe and participate in short vignettes, depicting residents and events in Cass at the turn of the 20th century. The play will focus on the social upheaval of the railroad and lumber industry entering the rural areas of Appalachia, as well as the resilience and spirit of the residents.

The Ballad of Cass is set for Saturday, July 23, for 2:00 p.m. matinees.
The Ballad of Cass is sent for Saturday evening shows, July 23 at 6:00 p.m.
The Ballad of Cass is set for Sunday, July 24, for 2:00 p.m. matinees at the Cass Community Center.

Sponsored by Blackhurst Burner Reunion, Pocahontas County Dramas, Fairs, Festivals and Bicentennial Commission.

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