I Dedicate This Ride: The Making of Isaac Murphy - A Play by Frank X Walker

300 East Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508
Phone:(859) 280-2201
Date: February 10, 2023
Time: 8:00 PM
Price: $20.00

Message Theater and The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center is proud to present "I Dedicate This Ride: The Making of Isaac Murphy (The Isaac Murphy Story), a play based on Frank X Walker's book "I Dedicate This Ride: The Making of Isaac Murphy." This powerful and captivating poetic drama play illuminates the life of the record-setting 19th century African American jockey and Kentuckian Isaac Murphy.


The play is directed by Cathy Rawlings and will be presented at The Historic Lyric Theater & Cultural Arts Center.

Tickets are $20 (plus ticket fees).
Doors Open at 7:30 p.m.

Come join us for this Black History Month event to celebrate and educate about one of Kentucky's historic and often uncelebrated icons who paved a course for African Americans in the equnie industry.