EHSCOPerformances

Previous Performances
Writers' Retreat at Gillette Castle Led by British poet and creative writing teacher Brian Evans-Jones. This is an opportunity to have exclusive access to the inside of Gillette Castle a week before it opens to the public.
May 22 2016, East Haddam, CT
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William Gillette: Senator's Son to Super Sleuth! (2016) Come and enjoy this 30-minute comedy-drama on the life of William Gillette... as he becomes Sherlock Holmes! Live on the outdoor stage at Gillette Castle State Park
July - August 2016, East Haddam, CT
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William Gillette: Senator's Son to Super Sleuth! (2015) Come and enjoy this 30-minute comedy-drama on the life of William Gillette... as he becomes Sherlock Holmes! Live on the outdoor stage at Gillette Castle State Park
July - August 2015, East Haddam, CT
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They Called Me Lizzy... from Slavery to the White House (2009-Present) This is the moving tale of one woman's life during the 19th Century, spanning more than the entirety of the Victorian Era. Her name was Elizabeth (Hobbs) Keckly. Born into slavery in 1818, Lizzy eventually managed to purchase her freedom. She made her way to Washington D.C., where her dressmaking skills and entrepreneurial savvy brought her to the attention of many political families.
Ongoing - Various locations
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Sherlock Holmes radio play: "The Speckled Band" (2014) 30 minute live-action radio drama of Sherlock Holmes's The Speckled Band. This is the original 1930 radio script which featured William Gillette as Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock, Dr. Watson, and a lovely young lady in distress as well as a sound effects man will all be there. Live on the outdoor stage at Gillette Castle State Park
July - August 2012, East Haddam, CT
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The Best of Plays & Poetry (2014) A delightful variety of 10-minute plays along with poetry by CT poets performed by our diverse company of actors! We are bringing back fan favorites from previous editions - guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and touch the heart. There is something for everyone!
November 2014, East Haddam, CT
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Art As Muse, Imaginary Realms (2013) Live theater inspired by and featuring the photographic art of George Fellner. Six actors portray a variety of characters in short vignettes, poems and mini-plays, all written based on macro-photographic images of stones and crystals There will be a talk-back with the artist after every show!
May 16-19, 2013 , Hadlyme, CT
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Sherlock Holmes radio play: "The Speckled Band" (2012) 30 minute live-action radio drama of Sherlock Holmes's The Speckled Band. This is the original 1930 radio script which featured William Gillette as Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock, Dr. Watson, and a lovely young lady in distress as well as a sound effects man will all be there. Live on the outdoor stage at Gillette Castle State Park
July - August 2012, East Haddam, CT
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"ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME" (2011) A 30 minute version of "All the Comforts of Home" by William Gillette; A Victorian Drawing Room Comedy. Performances on-site at Gillette Castle.
June - August 2011, East Haddam, CT
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"SHERLOCK HOLMES: FROM PAGE TO STAGE" (2011) An original one act play, Sherlock Holmes: From Page to Stage, based on Connecticut's own William Gillette and his journey from Victorian stage actor to Sherlock Holmes sleuth!. Performances at the the East Haddam Historical Society, East Haddam, CT as well as the Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT.
December 2011, Farmington, CT
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"ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME" (2010) A 30 minute version of "All the Comforts of Home" by William Gillette; A Victorian Drawing Room Comedy. Performances on-site at Gillette Castle.
June - July 2010, East Haddam, CT
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"PLAYS AND POETRY" (2010) Fully developed 10 minute plays from established and new playwrights are interspersed with imaginative and diverse poems by 15 Connecticut poets.
An evening of thought provoking language presented by professional actors moving smoothly from dialogue to verse and back again.
November 2010, East Haddam, CT
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"ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME" (2009) A 30 minute version of "All the Comforts of Home" by William Gillette; A Victorian Drawing Room Comedy. Performances on-site at Gillette Castle.
June and July 2009, East Haddam, CT
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"PLAYS AND POETRY" Fully developed 10 minute plays from established and new playwrights are interspersed with imaginative and diverse poems by 16 Connecticut poets.
An evening of thought provoking language presented by professional actors moving smoothly from dialogue to verse and back again.
October and November 2008, East Haddam, Willimantic and Marlborough, CT
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"FLIGHTS OF FANCY" A raucous, satirical romp through the complications of love, gender conventions and the creative process!
Nov. 2, & 3, 2007 7:30 P.M., Nov. 4, 2007 2:00 P.M., Nov. 9 & 10, 2007 7:30 P.M. , Deep River, CT
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"PLAYS WITH POETRY" Back by popular demand! Part of a full evening of socializing, entertainment, raffles, book reading and signing, food and dance. A fundraiser to support the work of The Sanctuary at Shepardfields.
Saturday, June 25 2005, 7:00 pm - Midnight, Essex, CT
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"PLAYS WITH POETRY" An evening of intriguing short plays interspersed with engaging works by CT poets.
Fri, Sat & Sun, November 5, 6 & 7 @ 8:00 pm
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"LOVE LETTERS" By A.R. Gurney. The life-long relationship of two diverse individuals via their heart-felt and humurous correspondence.
Thu, Fri & Sat, February 14, 15, 16, 2002
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"Pictures at an American Exhibition" a production of Rick Balian’s stageplay.

 

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