Now Playing!


A World Premier
November 6-29, 2009
Friday – Saturday at 8PM
Sundays at 2PM

Directed and Designed
by Randall Wise and John Doyle
Kash Goins
Richard Bradford Stevens
Jerry Rudasill
David Fiebert
Adam Altman
Chuck Beishl
Maurice Tucker

at the Centre Theater
208 Dekalb Street Norristown

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… and he died with a hammer in his hand. The legend of John Henry and his contest against a steam drill resonates through history echoing issues racial injustice and the working man against technology. Iron Age Theatre brings a new play by local playwright, Chris Braak, to the Centre Theater with their characteristic force and intensity to retell the story behind the legend of the steel driving man.

Meet the Cast of John Henry

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Read More about the production

Visit Eric Strauss Photography – Poster and Program photo by Eric Strauss

Links of Interest
Three Rivers John Henry Site
The Story of John Henry MP3 and text
NPR Resource on John Henry
American Folklore and John Henry
Three Rivers John Henry Site
Steam Drill
A John Henry Site
John Henry Music
Musing on Man and Machine


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