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Escape From the House of Mercy

Jun 27 Through Jun 28 | Thu | 6:30 | Free

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Catherine Gallant/Dance will present Escape From the House of Mercy, for two FREE performances outdoors, Thurs. June 27 and Fri. 28 at 6:30 pm in Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan. The program features eight dancers and live music. Run time is approx. 35 minutes.
Escape from the House of Mercy is a site-based work which is influenced by historical information about Inwood Hill Park where the House of Mercy, a workhouse for women and girls, once stood. Admission is FREE and open to the public. This event is presented with support from the Partnerships for Parks Inwood Parks Grant, made possible by Columbia University. Partnerships for Parks is a joint program of City Parks Foundation and NYC Parks.

Weather updates will be posted at and on Facebook/CatherineGallantDance. More info: (917) 673-3132.

escape house mercy dance

Photo by John Suhar

Venue: Inwood Hill Park