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History At PlayTM, LLC Empowers the Life and Legacy of a Woman in Bondage

March 12, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

$10 – $25

Not Your Momma’s History: The Life of an Enslaved Lady’s Maid – A Pay-Per-HAP Livestream Event Featuring Historical Interpreter Cheyney McKnight

Friday March 12, 2021 – 7:30 p.m.

$10-$25 Pay-What-You-Can Per Viewer

History At PlayTM, LLC (HAP, LLC) has garnered international applause for their Immersive Living History Experiences, chronicling the lives of influential and often forgotten figures. On Friday, March 12, historical interpreter and NYC-based reenactor Cheyney McKnight, confronts the taken-for-granted in Not Your Momma’s History: The Life of an Enslaved Lady’s Maid. An eye-opening, provocative discussion into the experience of an enslaved person in domestic service, we discover the repercussions of slavery that shape our nation’s politics in ways that are not yet appreciated nor understood by the populace. Join us on Pay-Per-HAP, produced by History At Play™, LLC (HAP, LLC). (Episode #43)

Pay-Per-HAP Episodic Livestream Series brings the vibrancy of theatrical history and educational escapism direct to your screen! The 2021 Pay-Per-HAP series is presented by HAP, LLC on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, at 7:30 p.m. Episode access is granted at a Pay-What-You-Can rate of $10-$25 per viewer, available at Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/o/history-at-play-17409523528. Episodes are viewable for 48 hours. BONUS MATERIALS, including: primary sources, reputable information, book recommendations and merchandise giveaways are shared after each episode! No refunds/date transfers. Patrons receive a link to view the livestream program 24 hours prior to the event via email.

In this livestream episodic series, Pay-Per-HAP invites audiences to explore of life of skilled and domestic enslaved peoples. Many trained in specialized fields, such as: cooks, carpenters, blacksmiths, coopers and domestic servants, while navigating the internal rules of their enslavers. They may have received creature comforts, such as comfortable clothing; yet, they also suffered pitfalls, including micromanagement. Join Cheyney McKnight for a lecture about life as an enslaved lady’s maid.

Cheyney McKnight is the Living History Coordinator at The New-York Historical Society, as well as the Owner of Not Your Momma’s History, a public history consulting company. Not Your Momma’s History aids museums, historical sites & societies, as well as private enterprises, in developing specialized programs pertaining to the African experience within 18th & 19th Century America. McKnight trains diversified demographics in beneficial techniques to succor conversations about slavery. She has interpreted 18th, early-19th, and mid-19th Century enslavement, as a Living Historian, in 26 states, and has worked with over 45 historic sites nationwide. McKnight utilizes historical attire and extensive research to connect the past and the present through performance art.

About Pay-Per-HAP

Pay-Per-HAP performances are livestream events produced by History At Play™, LLC on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, hosted by HAP, LLC Founder and Artistic Director, Judith Kalaora. Pay-Per-HAP events feature original productions from the HAP, LLC repertoire, plus International Guest Artists and Exclusive Workshops. Episodes are conducted in authentic historic attire with vintage props and professionally designed sets. Based on primary source research, History At Play™, LLC has been embraced by the historical, educational and theatrical communities, with high-calibre programming offering an unique opportunity to ask questions of influential and often forgotten historic figures.

Become a 2021 Passholder! The Pay-Per-HAP 2021 Pass is your ticket to LIVE programming; performances by International Guest Artists, Exclusive Workshops, Giveaways, and Merchandise Offers! Purchase a 2021 Pass at this Eventbrite link: www.eventbrite.com/e/pay-per-hap-2021-annual-pass-livestream-immersive-living-history-series-tickets-125663237125?aff=erelpanelorg

Pay-Per-HAP 2021 Winter/Spring Programs:

All episodes stream live Fridays, at 7:30 p.m.:

Mar 12:  Not Your Momma’s History: The Life of an Enslaved Ladies Maid; Starring Cheyney McKnight, New York City, NY

Mar 27:  Mrs. Nathanael Greene (“Lady Caty”); Starring Carin Bloom, Charleston, SC

Apr 9: Unlaunch’d Voices: An Evening with Walt Whitman; Starring Stephen Collins, Boxboro, MA

Apr 23:  Her Grace, Anne Boleyn; Starring Victoria Maitland, London, United Kingdom

MORE TO COME!

About History At PlayTM, LLC: HAP, LLC has garnered international attention for their one-woman and ensemble Immersive Living History Experiences, chronicling the lives of influential and often forgotten women. Since 2010, the HAP, LLC Troupe has brought the legacies of great heroines to life in museums, libraries, corporations, universities, historical societies and senior living communities across the U.S. Josh Lederman, NBC News Political Correspondent, attests: “History At Play connects the dots between the characters that made up our past and the events they shaped that still influence our lives.” Now offering Immersive Livestream Experiences to audiences internationally! To learn more, or to book an in-person or a LIVESTREAM event, visit HistoryAtPlay.com, or, on Facebook, @HistoryAtPlay.

Details

Date:
March 12, 2021
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $25
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