Lunchtime Lectures Continue with The Addams Family

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On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at Noon, local writer and historian David Garnes will lead an informative talk about Little Theatre’s upcoming production of The Addams Family.

  • Date: Wednesday, October 25, 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.

Come to the Little Theatre of Manchester on Wed. Oct. 25 for our “Lunchtime Lecture” (noon-1) on LTM’s upcoming production of “The Addams Family” (Nov. 3-19). David Garnes will lead a discussion with the show’s director Jane Cerosky and explore the spooky journey of Charles Addams’ characters from cartoon to TV series to movie to Broadway musical to the stage of the LTM.

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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