THE TRIAL OF BAT SHEA performance at Oakwood Cemetery. Both performances (March 29th & 30th) are sold out!
In 1894 Robert Ross was shot and killed as he tried to prevent ballot box stuffing in a local election. Bartholomew “Bat” Shea was wrongfully accused, convicted and executed for the murder. Some say Shea was a scapegoat, targeted by politically ambitious Frank Black who went on to become governor of New York.
On March 29th & 30th at 7pm the Friends of Oakwood offers author Jack Casey’s riveting play at the Gardner Earl Chapel in Oakwood Cemetery. Both performances are sold out! Reservations are required as seating is limited. Call today to secure your seats: 518-328-0090. Tickets are $15.pp payable at the door. Filled with hidden evidence and manipulated media, Shea’s trial is transformed into a captivating performance by the Highlight Acting Troupe, directed by Robin Dickinson.