‘Tales of the Victorians’ features classic storytelling

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Stephanie Garrett reads stories from American fiction for ELTC’s “Tales of the Victorians.” Stephanie Garrett reads stories from American fiction for ELTC’s “Tales of the Victorians.”

East Lynne Theater Company's "Tales of the Victorians" will play out two more times this year: Thursday, Sept. 1 at the Sea Villa, 5 Perry St., Cape May; and Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Cliveden Inn, 709 Columba Ave., Cape May. The show time for both performances is 4 p.m.

While guests take tea, professional storytellers and long-time ELTC actors Stephanie Garrett and Lee O'Connor will read classic stories from American fiction including works by O. Henry, Mark Twain, Chester Himes and Zora Neale Hurston.

Garrett began her storytelling career at Historic Cold Spring Village more than 10 years ago, specializing in early 19th century Cape May County African American History. She has performed in the ELTC productions "Christmas in Black and White," "Women and the Vote," "Rain" and "The People of Cape May v. Johan Van Buren."

O'Connor, ELTC's technical director, has portrayed Sherlock Holmes in ELTC productions and has appeared in "The Leach Diaries," "The Dictator," "Dick Spindler's Family Christmas" and "Henry Sawyer and the Civil War."

Admission is $10. The show is free for children age 12 and under.

For information or to make reservations for "Tales of the Victorians" call (609) 884-5898 or see www.eastlynnetheater.org.

 

 

 


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