‘Patriots of Liberty’ slated at Gunn library
Published 12:00 am, Saturday, March 18, 2017
Gunn Memorial Library in Washington will present “This Old Hat, Patriots of Liberty,” a one-woman musical performance about famous historical American women March 23 at 6:30 p.m.
The program, featuring Patty Carver, will be held in recognition of Women’s History Month.
The event is sponsored by the Judea Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and will be held in the Wykeham Room of the library on Wykeham Road.
The performance will bring to life women in history who helped shape this great country.
Women to be portrayed will include Betsy Ross, who tells her unique story about the first American flag; Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man in order to fight in the American Revolution; Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who will speak of the Women’s Suffrage Movement and her contemporary Harriet Tubman; and Amelia Earhart, who will tell of her solo flight across the Atlantic.
The characters will speak directly to the audience; there is some audience participation.
Carver is a professional singer, actress, and writer who has performed in New York, Los Angeles, and London.
She has appeared across the country in Regional, Stock and Dinner Theater.
Carver is co-founder and artistic director of the professional national touring company Connecticut Children’s Theater.
For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.