Painting Churches by Tina Howe
Directed by: Jim Porter
Performed by: Pilgrim Soul Productions
Featuring: Bunny Porter, R.A. Vanasse, and Cherry Lynn Zinger
Performance Dates/Times: November 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 7:30 pm and November 12 at 2:00 pm
Finalist 1984 Pulitzer Prize in Drama! Gardner and Fanny Church are preparing to move out of their Beacon Hill town house to their summer cottage on Cape Cod. Gardner, once a famous poet, is now retired. He slips in and out of senility as his wife Fanny valiantly tries to keep them both afloat. They have asked their daughter, Mags, to come home and help them move. Mags agrees to paint their portrait. She is now on the verge of artistic celebrity herself and hopes, by painting her parents, to reconcile longstanding family conflicts.
"Beautifully written ... A theatrical family portrait that has the shimmer and depth of Renoir portraits." --The New York Times
"A radiant, loving, and zestfully humorous play ... distinctly Chekhovian. Howe captures the same edgy surface of false hilarity, the same unutterable sadness beneath it, and the indomitable valor beneath both." --Time
Painting Churches is presented by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.
Tickets: $25.00 regular admission; $22.00 under 18/over 64; $20.00 groups of 10 or more
Reservations: Phone 508-296-0797 or Email to email@example.com
The Singh Performance Center participates in the Card to Culture program and offers a $5 flat rate ticket price to EBT, WIC and ConnectorCare cardholders and their families.
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