Lunchtime Lectures Continue with GODSPELL

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On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Noon, local writer and historian David Garnes will lead an informative talk about Little Theatre’s upcoming production of GODSPELL with book by John Michael Tebelak and music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.

  • Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • Time: Noon – 1 PM
  • Location: Silk Room at Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd, Manchester
  • Cost: Lunchtime Lectures are free of charge and need no reservations or tickets.

This free lecture will take place at the Silk Room at Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd, Manchester. Guests are invited to bring a lunch and beverages will be served.

Join local writer and theater historian David Garnes, director Michael Forgetta, and cast members as they discuss this groundbreaking, iconic show, running from April 7-23. GODSPELL, with its unforgettable music and timeless parables of love and community, is as powerful now as when it burst onto the American scene in the 1970s.

For more than three seasons, David Garnes has led Little Theatre’s Lunchtime Lecture Series. He is the author of three books: Waitin’ for the Train to Come In: A Novel of World War II; a book of memoir essays, From My Life: Travels and Adventures; and After the War Was Over: Poems of an American Childhood. His essays have appeared in many  publications, including America in WWIIThe Isherwood CenturyTelling Tales Out Of SchoolLatin LoversStories From The Other SideChicken Soup For the Volunteer’s SoulLiberating MindsWhen A Lifemate DiesA Loving TestimonyMourning Our Mothers, and various newspapers and academic reference books. Garnes’ forthcoming books are Back to Manhattan: A Life in New York and Morningside Drive, a spin-off to his World War II novel.

Little Theatre’s Lunchtime Lecture Series is offered the week before the opening night of each production. These popular conversations offer an opportunity to learn about the upcoming shows, providing background information about the play or musical, its production history and the playwright and other artists. These discussions are informal lecture-style with the opportunity to ask questions following the chat. Lunchtime Lectures are free of charge and need no reservations or tickets.

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