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Mar 11, 2013 |

The Belle of Amherst

Th Belle Of Amherst

Galetea Swart will portray Emily Dickenson in a one woman play The Belle of Amherst written by William Luce.  This demanding piece requires Galetea to be on stage, alone, with no prop but a single chair for nearly two hours. The play, directed by David Wagstaff, opens Friday, April 12th and runs through Sunday April 28th. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7 pm and Sunday’s show is at 2 pm. Reservations are recommended as there are only 25 seats available per show. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for students. For reservations call 503 223-3367 X119.


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