August 4, 2019 @ 2:00pm
“Now we stand by each other always” This three act play was written and is directed by Genesee Community College professor of history Derek Maxfield, who also plays the role of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant alongside his GCC colleague Tracy Ford, professor of English, who is Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman.
Set during the American Civil War, 1861-1865, this program highlights the friendship and partnership between the Union’s most important commanders.
Act - June 1863 - Grant and Sherman meet during the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Act II - March 1864 - Cincinnati, Ohio - Grant & Sherman meet to map out the Atlanta and Overland Campaigns.
Act III – March 1865 – City Point, Virginia - The generals meet after a year apart; Sherman recounts his exploit in Georgia and the Carolinas.
Snacks and nonalcoholic drinks available The historical play is free, your donation is appreciated Call 716 542-2060 Ext 20 for questions or reserve your seat