PUT YOUR MESSAGE in THE LARGER BOX
THE TEACHINGS OF CHAIRMAN RICK,
Emanuel Carrera, Chi Spain, Melissa Kolczynski. photo: Kevin Broad.
AFTER GUANTÁNAMO: Fernando González, Rit Saraswat, Meg Wilkinson, Polly MacIntire, Jeff
Baxt (seated). photo: Kevin Broad.
SIXTY YEARS WITH BRUHS AND GEAN: Keith Kaczorowski, Justin Damm, Melissa Kolczynski. photo: Rachel Taylor Brown.
Past Aboveground Theater Performances; see more on Archive screen.
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SUNRISE AT HYDE PARK
POLITICS POWER SECRETS MUSIC LOVE
words & music by Tom Wilson Weinberg
directed by Bill Buddendorf
designed by Kevin Broad
produced by Lee Kramer
Loren Hope Gates as Lorena Hickok
HEIDI HAYES as Eleanor Roosevelt
BRENDAN DALTON as Ray Corry
FRI, OCT 25, 7:00 & 9:00 PM, SAT, OCT 26, 7:00 & 9:00 PM, SUN, OCT 27, 2:00 PM
WILLIAM WAY COMMUNITY CENTER, 1315 Spruce St., All seats $20.
Performances benefit the ACLU-PA Foundation
1932: Lorena Hickok, hot-shot reporter for the Associated Press, is assigned to interview Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of New York State’s Governor and Presidential candidate. Hick wants to be covering wars, crime and corruption. The shy, reluctant Eleanor wants to be left alone. This awkward interview changes the lives of both women.
1962: Ray Corry, an ambitious, young curator at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Museum, pressures the ill and aged Hick to donate her 30 years of letters, the intimate correspondence of two remarkable women. Corry is shaken by the content he discovers - the passion and complexity of the Eleanor/Hick relationship and the impact the letters have on his own life.
Based on ELEANOR & HICK, words & music by Tom Wilson Weinberg,
book by Peggy Stafford, original direction by Darren Katz