The Chalk Garden is now playing at Amelia Community Theatre. This is a witty play with elements of comedy, drama and mystery.
The Chalk Garden is now playing at Amelia Community Theatre. This dramatic comedy by Enid Bagnold is a witty play with elements of comedy, drama and mystery.
The show is set in England in the 1950s at the country estate of Mrs. St. Maugham and begins with the hiring of Miss Madrigal as a companion for her troubled granddaughter, Laurel.
Laurel no longer lives with her mother and has found a way to get rid of most of her governesses. She and the servant Maitland are fascinated by crime stories, and Laurel is determined to expose the secret past that she is sure Miss Madrigal is hiding.
Secrets do surface when a judge comes to visit, and the truth brings resolutions.
The play is starring:
Show dates are June 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, at 8 PM and June 20 matinee at 2 PM.
Jennifer Webber directs this play, Jane McAdams is producer and Celeste Amos is stage manager.
COST: $17 adults, $10 students through 12th grade. Please call 261-6749 for reservations.
As in the past, you may pay for the tickets over the phone with a credit card, or you may come to the box office in the new building after May 25th to purchase your tickets in person. The box office is open from 11 AM to 1 PM on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from May 25th through the play’s run.
When you arrive for the performance, please check in at the new theatre’s box office for your seat assignment. If you have season tickets (they are gray for Chalk Garden), please bring them with you.
Amelia Community Theatre parking is available in their old parking lot and it extends down to the new theatre. There are also spaces on Beech Street, between 2nd and 3rd, within easy walking distance to the theatre.