Join Old North Church for the live performance of “Revolution’s Edge” commissioned by Old North Illuminated and produced by Plays in Place.
“Revolution’s Edge” takes us to the afternoon of April 18, 1775, hours before the signal lanterns would shine from Old North’s steeple. With war on the horizon, Old North’s Loyalist rector, the Rev. Dr. Mather Byles Jr., is pushed to ‘resign’ his post. As Byles and Cato (an African man enslaved by Byles) prepare to leave the church for the final time, they encounter Capt. John Pulling Jr., a prominent member of the church congregation, ardent Patriot, and friend of Paul Revere. These three men share a faith but have very different beliefs concerning the right path ahead for themselves, their families, and the colonies. Their conversation explores the intersection of faith and freedom on the edge of the American Revolution.
Running Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from June 15 to September 19
Seating starts at 5pm, show begins at 5:20pm
Come early for a tour of the Old North Church!
$20 – Adults
$10 – Under 18 years old
Recommended for ages 12 and up