Reading of Calendar Girls – Friday, March 19, 2021 7:30 PM

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Join us for a reading of Calendar Girls by Tim Firth – Friday, March 19, 2021 7:30 PM

Calendar Girls, based on the Miramax motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth and directed by Margart Young, was expected to be produced in the summer of 2020 at Elmwood Playhouse.

For reasons we are all painfully aware of, we were unable to produce this sentimental and funny favorite. Now, through the magic of the virtual world you can watch a reading of Calendar Girls this Friday, March 19th at 7:30 PM.

Email [email protected] for the link.

We are very excited to welcome some new faces to the reading series.

CAST:

Cora – Ginny Meissner- Norton
Chris – Marianne Felice
Annie – TBA
Jessie – Maxine Bernstein
Celia – Annie Chadwick
Ruth – Wendy Portney
Marie -Margaret Young
Brenda – Janet Fenton
John – Art Chill
Rod – John Cedric Anderson
Lady Cravenshire- Joann Lamneck
Lawrence/French male Voice – Kevin Vislocky
Elaine – Sabrina Fuchs
Liam /English & American Male Voice – Stavros Adamides

Stage Directions – Carol Napier

When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie’s friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found family.

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