‘Hope Is Like a Feather’ Debuts July 26 at Kearsarge Regional High

July 23rd, 2007 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — “Hope Is Like A Feather”, a play written and directed by Plymouth State University professor Dr. Patricia Lindberg, will debut at Kearsarge Regional High School in North Sutton on July 26 at 7 p.m.

The play is an original musical production based on the writings of South African and American children and will feature ten South African and over 60 American performers.


Lindberg, founder and artistic director of the award-winning Kearsarge Arts Theatre (KAT), is also artistic director and co-founder of the award-winning Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC). In 2003, she co-founded TIGER, a professional theater company that has performed its original musical productions on difficult social issues faced by children in schools today for over 100,000 New Hampshire schoolchildren.

Kearsarge Arts Theatre (KAT) was started to provide youngsters in rural areas access to the arts. Each summer, 40 professional artists and teachers offer the highest caliber in fine and performing arts to nearly 300 children between ages four and 18. KAT youngsters represent 35 New Hampshire cities and towns, as well as other New England states. KAT has performed nationally at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and internationally in England, South Africa, Lithuania, Ireland and New Zealand.

Additional shows are scheduled for July 27 at 7 p.m., July 28 at both 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and July 29 at 2 p.m. Thirty minutes prior to each show, African drum and dance performances will take place with KAT Chorus and KAT Dancers performing on the 26th and at the matinees on the 28th & 29th. KAT Dance Intensive will perform on the 26th and the 27th and at the matinee on the 29th.

Tickets are $10 for children and $12 for adults and are available at katcompany.org.

For more information on this release, contact Kevin D. Anderson at kdanderson@plymouth.edu or at (603) 535-2211.