The Charles W. Lenox Experience
script by Ken Green
directed by Michael Ofori
Local History on the Move
New Rep has partnered with the Watertown Free Public Library and the Historical Society of Watertown to bring to you Watertown Historical Moving Plays, an immersive and educational theatrical experience that leads participants on a stroll through historical sites in Watertown.
This fall, travel back to the Civil War era with Charles W. Lenox, a Black Watertown-based barber who enlisted as a Private on February 28, 1863. Lenox will lead groups through significant stops in his life, such as the site of his barbershop and the Civil War monument.
SEP 26 - NOV 8/20
Outdoors In Watertown
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As these tours take place in public facilities and on sidewalks, these tours are fully accessible to visitors who use wheelchairs or mobility devices. Our staff will review the tour route for any obstructions or inaccessible pathways in advance of the tour. Please be advised that this tour involves up to 60 minutes of walking and standing with minimal opportunities to sit down.
New Repertory Theatre is working with Ellice Patterson as an Accessibility Consultant on this production.
ASL Interpretation October 24, 2020 | 1:00pm
ASL Interpretation October 25, 2020 | 4:00pm
Audio Description October 18, 2020 | 1:00pm
HEALTH & SAFETY
To ensure the health and safety of all staff, artists, and participants, each outing will strictly abide by the following guidelines:
All staff and participants must wear a mask at all times
The actor will wear a PPE face shield, and will be required to check for a fever or other COVID-19 symptoms daily
Each outing will have a maximum capacity of fifteen participants
Hand sanitizer will be available
Markers will be placed at each site to ensure participants maintain a minimum distance of six feet between parties.
Tickets may not be purchased in person (only online or over the phone). Participants will be asked to show, but not hand, their ticket confirmation before the tour begins. This is to avoid cross-contamination by handling tickets.
A New Rep staff member will accompany each group’s outing to help maintain our health and safety guidelines.