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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 

Check out Kevin T. Baldwin's review of Pilgrim Soul Productions performance of Painting Churches by Tina Howe here!

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

Learn more about the cast, crew and production in the Worcester Magazine Article by Richard Duckett here!

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 pilgrimsoulproductions@gmail.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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