American playwright Thornton Wilder’s classic play, “Our Town,” will be performed next weekend at Sandwich Town Hall in celebration of Sandwich’s 375th anniversary.
The shows will be on August 15 and 16 at 7 PM, with a final performance on August 17 at 4 PM.
“Our Town” is a three-act play written in 1938. It is set in the fictional American small town of Grover’s Corners, telling the story of an average town’s citizens in the early 20th century as depicted through their everyday lives. There are no stage sets and the actors mime their actions without the use of props.
Produced by the Sandwich 375th Committee and the Sandwich Town Hall Preservation Trust, and directed by Melinda S. Gallant, most of the cast members from Sandwich and the Upper Cape. Stage manager is Janet Moore, with the cast of Hannah Carrita as Emily Webb, Daniel Souza as George Gibbs, G. Jason Santos as Frank Gibbs, Cathy Ode as Julia (Hersey) Gibbs, Dillon O’Connor as Charles Webb, Patricia Farrell as Myrtle Webb, Braden Misiaszek as Joe and Si Crowell, Todd Hermann as Simon Stimson, Liam Prendergast as Howie Newsome, Sophia Caucci as Rebecca Gibbs, Adam Lissett as Wally Webb, Carol McManus as Mrs. Louella Soames, Robert McManus as Professor Willard, Jim Coogan as Constable Bill Warren, Harold Weeks as Joe Stoddard, Jim Ellis as Sam Craig, Jeanne Prendergast as Woman in Auditorium, Jud Ode as Man in Auditorium, Victoria Visceglio as Another Woman in Auditorium, Braden Misiaszek and Drew Lisset play the roles of Baseball Players, and Robert Mc Manus is Farmer McCarty. Mary Ellen Anderson, Kathy Catania, Frank Pannorfi, Bob King, Tobin Wirt, Jud Ode, Sophia Caucci, Adam Lissett, and Victoria Visceglio are cast as The Dead.
Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at Splash Stationers, Titcombs Book Store, and Heart of Stone in Sandwich and Sandwich Town Hall.