History At Play Presents: "Cato & Dolly: A New American Play" Livestream Event on Pay-Per-HAP

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Pay-Per-HAP Immersive Living History Series chronicles influential and often forgotten figures on the 2nd & 4th Friday of every month!

 "Cato & Dolley: A New American Play"

LIVESTREAM Friday, February 12, 2021 - 7:30 PM ET (GMT-5)

$10-$25 Pay-What You-Can


On Friday February 12th, travel through the threshold of the Hancock House, Governor John Hancock’s 18th Century Beacon Hill estate, into a never-before-seen drama: Cato & Dolley: A New American Play. Join us on Pay-Per-HAP, produced by History At Play™, LLC (HAP, LLC), as we livestream direct to you! (Pay-Per-HAP Episode #41)

In this livestream episodic series, Pay-Per-HAP reveals life in a Governor's mansion through the experiences of those who live there: Dolly Quincy Hancock, a Boston Brahmin and First Lady of Massachusetts, and Cato, an enslaved person of color, in the Hancock Household. Cato & Dolly breathes life into their legacies, as well as other Revolutionary-era figure, whose lives intersect at the Hancock House over the course of 50 years (1764-1816). The performance features influential and often forgotten figures, as they live through late Colonial America’s most pivotal events, inspiring new perspectives for an American narrative.

Cato & Dolly : A New American Play by Patrick Gabridge, originally developed and produced by Plays in Place for the Bostonian Society, at The Old State House Museum, in Boston, MA. Novelist and playwright Patrick Gabridge has been sharing stories for more than 30 years. His plays have been produced across the nation, including The Mount Auburn Plays, Mox Nox, Blood on the Snow, Distant Neighbors, and more. Cato & Dolly was commissioned in 2018 for The Bostonian Society (now Revolutionary Spaces), as a highlight of their Through the Keyhole exhibit, featuring the original door from the Hancock Estate.

PHOTO: Cato & Dolly/Nile Hawver Photo

No recording, reproduction, distribution, broadcast nor download of Pay-Per-HAP is permitted. Running time: Approx. 30 minutes. Followed by Real-Time Audience Q&A and BONUS MATERIALS. Episodes are viewable for 48 hours after airing.



Pay-What-You-Can $10-$25 to support Educational Escapism and Historical Entertainment. After completing purchase, patrons receive instructions by email, for enjoying Pay-Per-HAP. Pre-program music begins at 7:15pm ET. "Curtain" is at 7:30pm ET (GMT-5).

When purchasing multiple tickets, please write the name of each viewer logging on to enjoy the program, so that we may admit them accordingly. This information may be provided directly on Eventbrite, or by emailing info@HistoryAtPlay.com.

No Refunds. No Date Transfers.



History At Play™, LLC's Pay-Per-HAP is an epsiodic livestream series, airing on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, featuring LIVE Productions from the company’s critically acclaimed repertoire, along with Internationally Renown Guests Artists and Exclusive Workshops. Hosted by HAP, LLC Founder and Artistic Director Judith Kalaora, Pay-Per-HAP is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet history's most influential and often forgotten figures. Every episode is conducted in authentic historical 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 programs that break the mold of hi-calibre virtual productions and are changing the way the world learns history.


Subscribers maintain Pay-Per-HAP membership through 2021 and have access to all episodes and BONUS MATERIALS, including Exclusive Merchandise and much more! Click HERE to purchase your EARLY BIRD 2021 Pass and enjoy $50 off the Price!

After December 31, Annual Passes may be obtained HERE: (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pay-per-hap-2021-annual-pass-livestream-immersive-living-history-series-tickets-125663237125?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1gJJxpl-RPR9vcW03jfQLwzttdaUDbuTCpwLmiIqHKvb0jMyBDdmovwdk)

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ABOUT History At Play™, LLC:

History At Play™, LLC (HAP, LLC), founded in 2010 by Artistic Director Judith Kalaora, chronicles the lives of influential and often forgotten women. Offering solo and ensemble Immersive Living History Experiences, HAP, LLC is woman-owned and operated, with a commitment to employ artists from the region. Kalaora is a professional educator, award-winning playwright, and living historian. She graduated from Syracuse University Magna cum Laude and attended the Globe Education Program, at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre of London, England.