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Looking Over the President's Shoulder

Presented by Simonfest Theatre Company at Festival Hall and Heritage Theater - Cedar City, Cedar City UT

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Jul 07 - 31 2021
Looking Over the President's Shoulder

The real-life story of the grandson of a freed slave who served as the Chief Butler at the White House for Presidents Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Dwight Eisenhower.

by James Still

Starring celebrated screen actor Clarence Gilyard

When Alonzo Fields accepted a job as a butler at the White House in 1931, his plan was to work there for the winter. That winter lasted 21 years. Based on the real-life story of the grandson of a freed slave who grew up in an all-black town in southern Indiana, Fields is forced by the Depression to give up his dreams of becoming an opera singer and accept the job at the White House where he quickly was appointed Chief Butler and

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Adults – $25

Veterans and Students w/ ID – $20

Children 6-12 – $15

Discounts available for groups of 12 or more.

Package discounts available.

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Pre-show discussions begin 30 minutes before curtain at the west end of the theater lobby.

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Festival Hall and Heritage Theater - Cedar City

105 North 100 East, Cedar City, UT 84720

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