Liberty!, now in its 40th year, tells the important and exciting history of Sycamore Shoals and the Watauga Settlement during the late 18th century in an outdoor drama format. This professionally managed and directed play is set against a backdrop of Fort Watauga with scenes presented using quality theatrical lighting, sound, and special effects.
For our 40th season, opening on Thursday, July 12th, we need Extras to begin attending rehearsals. These are important roles which enable the audience to get an accurate impression of what life would have been like living on the frontier and during the American Revolution.
If you would like to join us as an Extra, please be making plans to attend rehearsals now. We are requiring Extras to attend at least two rehearsals prior to walking on during a performance. Your presence at two rehearsals will enable you to become familiar with the action in each scene and how it pertains to your safety and the safety precautions in place during each presentation of the drama.
Wondering about what to wear? Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park maintains an inventory of period appropriate clothing that we will loan to you when you attend your 2nd rehearsal.
We rehearse on Tuesday and Thursday Evenings at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Watauga amphitheater and will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. so we can finish as early as possible. In the event of rain, practice will be held in the Visitors Center at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park. Please enter via the ramp on the right side of the building.
Liberty! will be performed 9 nights; the last three weekends in July. This is a 2 Act play, with intermission and concessions available. The cast Is asked to arrive, dressed and ready, at 6:30 pm. Shows start each night at 7:30 pm.
July 12th, 13th, and 14th / July 19th, 20th, and 21st / July 26th, 27th, and 28th. If you have additional questions, please call Jennifer or Chad at 423-543-580.