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East Lynne Theater Company presents The Great Tree and Other Tales By Zona Gale

  • December 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • |Recurring Event (See all)
    Dec. 8, 12, 13, and 14 at 8:00PM; Sat. Dec. 14 also at 2:00PM

“Gayle Stahlhuth is a master storyteller.” – from Dottie Knapp’s review for “Exit Zero” Gayle Stahlhuth adapted stories by this Pulitzer Prize-winner, and performs them as Calliope Marsh, Gale’s wonderfully fictional storyteller who lived in Friendship Village, Wisconsin. In “Human,”…

“Gayle Stahlhuth is a master storyteller.” – from Dottie Knapp’s review for “Exit Zero”

Gayle Stahlhuth adapted stories by this Pulitzer Prize-winner, and performs them as Calliope Marsh, Gale’s wonderfully fictional storyteller who lived in Friendship Village, Wisconsin. In “Human,” while at the post office, she discovers that a seven-year-old boy doesn’t have the money to visit his mother. In “The Great Tree,” she’s determined to see the tree in the center of town lit with electric lights for Christmas Eve. All of the stories are taken from her books “Friendship Village” (1908) and “Neighborhood Stories” (1914). Gale adapted her novel, “Miss Lulu Bett,” for the stage, for which she received the Pulitzer Prize in 1921 when it was on Broadway. Stahlhuth has been delighting audiences with her unique one-person holiday shows in Cape May since 2005. This was first performed in Cape May six years ago under the title “Christmas in Wisconsin.”

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Date:
December 8
Time:
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$12 – $28
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East Lynne Theater Company
Phone:
609-884-5898
Email:
eastlynneco@aol.com
Website:
http://www.eastlynnetheater.org

About the Venue

First Presbyterian Church of Cape May
500 Hughes Street
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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Phone:
609-884-5898
Website:
https://www.eastlynnetheater.org