Northeast State’s Dr. Keith Young composed the music for this year’s performances of Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton. Director of the Northeast State at Elizabethton teaching site Young is the first individual to score music for the show.
Young has been a musician and storyteller for about 30 years and has degrees in music. He has performed in several theater productions including Northeast State’s A Christmas Carol. He also performs at Northeast State events and emcees the College’s annual Honors Convocation event.
Tennessee’s official outdoor drama, the story is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. The next performances are July 26-28 at 7:30 p.m.